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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Ireland's art, Ireland's history.
Omaha, NE : Creighton University Press, 2007
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|Description:||290 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||Irish art/Irish history : representing Ireland's identities --
A National Gallery for Ireland : issues of ideological significance --
Imaging the past : the marriage of Strongbow and Aoife : reconstruction and reality --
Framing the Irish : Victorian paintings of the Irish peasant --
Painting the West : the role of landscape in Irish identity --
Landscape, space, and gender : their role in the construction of female identity in newly independent Ireland --
The Church and the artist 1922-45 --
The Academy of Christian Art (1929-46) : an aspect of Catholic cultural life in newly independent Ireland --
Framing Ireland's history : art, politics, and representation 1914-29 --
"Executed" : the political commissions of Albert G. Power (1881-1945) --
Public monuments in Ireland (1840-1949) : barometers of political change --
Commemorating whose dead? : a study of two Irish gardens of remembrance --
Jack B. Yeats : "A pure and a mature expression of Irish nationalism in art" --
Revisionism, The Rising, and representation.
"Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch does what she is very well-placed to do - chart the coming of age of art history in Ireland, to mark the resurgence of interest in Irish art and how the construction of