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Ireland and Scotland in the age of revolution : planting the green bough

Author: E W McFarland
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1994.
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The United Irishmen were one of the most determined and energetic radical organisations challenging the old regime in the British Isles at the end of the eighteenth century. Based on extensive new research, this book explores a previously little-known dimension of their activity - their involvement in Scottish society and politics - and sets the Scottish relationship against the climate of international brotherhood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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McFarland, E.W. (Elaine W.).
Ireland and Scotland in the age of revolution.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)623883224
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E W McFarland
ISBN: 0748605398 9780748605392
OCLC Number: 32000990
Description: xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface - Scotland and the Irish crisis; Irish radicals and the "Scotch genius"; Ireland and Scotland, 1700-1789; the politics of optimism, 1789-1792; the politics of defiance, 1793-1794; underground, 1795-1797; united, 1796-1797; rebellion, 1798; diaspora, 1799-1806. Conclusion: a united legacy (1807-1820).
Responsibility: E.W. McFarland.

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Examines the links between the development of radical politics in 18th-century Ireland and Scotland. The Irish migration to Scotland prior to the great famine is covered, and the political role of  Read more...

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