History: Irish History

  • The 'Irish' Family book cover

    The 'Irish' Family

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Connolly

    When situated in the wider European context, ‘the Irish family’ has undergone a process of profound transformation and rapid change in very recent decades. Recent data cites a significant increase in one parent households and a high non-marital birth rate for instance alongside the emergence of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Community Media and Identity in Ireland book cover

    Community Media and Identity in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Jack Rosenberry

    This book explores how Ireland’s community media outlets reflect and shape identity at the local level. While aspects of its culture date back centuries, the nation-state of Ireland is less than one hundred years old. Because of this and other elements of the island’s history, Irish…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920 book cover

    Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash

    Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

    Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash examines how women opposed to the feminist campaign for the vote in early twentieth-century Britain, Ireland, and Australia used shame as a political tool. It demonstrates just how proficient women were in employing a diverse vocabulary of emotions – drawing on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The Commodification of Culture book cover

    Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland

    The Commodification of Culture, 1st Edition

    By K.J. James

    This study, exploring a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, draws out interplays between tourism, travel literature and commodifications of culture. It focuses on the importance of informal tourist…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Ireland (2005): An Encyclopedia book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Medieval Ireland (2005)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Duffy

    Through violent incursions by the Vikings and the spread of Christianity, medieval Ireland maintained a distinctive Gaelic identity. From the sacred site of Tara to the manuscript illuminations in the Book of Kells, Anglo-Irish relations to the Connachta dynasty, Ireland during the middle ages was…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926 book cover

    Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Monaghan

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the victorious powers – more or less liberal democracies – argued that democracy would bring peace to Europe because this was the only effective way for legitimate states, with governments based on the consent of the governed, to be organized. What the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J.H. Whitley (1866-1935), Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons book cover

    Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J.H. Whitley (1866-1935), Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Hargreaves, Keith Laybourn, Richard Toye

    J.H. Whitley came from an established business family in Halifax, where he engaged in youth work and municipal politics before becoming MP for Halifax from 1900 to 1928. He was a Liberal Radical who worked with Labour, gave his name to the industrial councils of the First World War, was Speaker of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • 1916 in Global Context: An anti-Imperial moment book cover

    1916 in Global Context

    An anti-Imperial moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enrico Dal Lago, Róisín Healy, Gearóid Barry

    The year 1916 has recently been identified as "a tipping point for the intensification of protests, riots, uprisings and even revolutions." Many of these constituted a challenge to the international pre-war order of empires, and thus collectively represent a global anti-imperial moment, which was…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggle book cover

    Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggle

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Ridley

    Michael Collins was a pivotal figure in the Irish struggle for independence and his legacy has resonated ever since. Whilst Collins’ role as a guerrilla leader and intelligence operative is well documented, his actions as the clandestine Irish government Minister of Finance have been less studied.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming book cover

    Silver in Georgian Dublin

    Making, Selling, Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Alison FitzGerald

    Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new commodities, novel technologies and fashionable imports seduced elite society, silver enjoyed an established association with gentility and prestige. Earlier studies have…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Famine Irish and the American Racial State book cover

    Famine Irish and the American Racial State

    1st Edition

    By Peter D. O'Neill

    Accounts of Irish racialization in the United States have tended to stress Irish difference. Famine Irish and the American Racial State takes a different stance. This interdisciplinary, transnational work uses an array of cultural artifacts, including novels, plays, songs, cartoons, government…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Church of Ireland 1869-1969 book cover

    The Church of Ireland 1869-1969

    1st Edition

    By R. B. McDowell

    First published in 1975. In 1869 the Church of Ireland, until then part of the Church of England, was disestablished and partially disendowed. The author traces the changes in the Church of Ireland’s organization and function and the decline of its influence and numerical size during the hundred…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

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