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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
|All Authors / Contributors:||
R B McDowell
|ISBN:||019822480X 9780198224808 0198221673 9780198221678|
|Description:||740 pages ; 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.|
'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