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Ireland in the age of imperialism and revolution, 1760-1801

Author: R B McDowell
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
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The latter decades of the 18th century were for Ireland an era of momentous political development. This book surveys the social, economic and intellectual background and describes the course of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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McDowell, R.B. (Robert Brendan), 1913-
Ireland in the age of imperialism and revolution, 1760-1801.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
(OCoLC)562105456
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R B McDowell
ISBN: 019822480X 9780198224808 0198221673 9780198221678
OCLC Number: 5100957
Description: 740 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; I. The Background: The economic and social structure; Administration and politics; Intellectual and religious life; II. Constitutional Conflict: A restive Parliament; The American War and the volunteers; An Anglo-Irish Settlement; Parliamentary reform and protection; Pitt and Ireland; III. The Revolutionary Era: The French Revolution and Ireland; The radical revival; The Catholic agitation; Radicalism and reaction; Fitzwilliam's Viceroyalty; Agrarian trouble and militant radicalism; Ireland and the Great French War; The maintenance of law and order; Insurrection; Aftermath; The Union; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: by R.B. McDowell.
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'well-articulated and magisterial narrative.' Times Higher Education Supplement 'a major contribution to our knowledge of Irish history ... The sheer richness and diversity of Professor McDowell's Read more...

 
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