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The making of modern Irish history : revisionism and the revisionist controversy

Author: David George Boyce; Alan O'Day
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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Revisionism has been an important issue in Irish history for several years, as varying partisan accounts of the Irish past have been rewritten and 'rescued' by journalists and historians of different political persuasions. This textbook brings together distinguished historians of Ireland, each of whom tackles a key question, issue or event in Irish history since the eighteenth century and examines its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David George Boyce; Alan O'Day
ISBN: 041509819X 9780415098199 041512171X 9780415121712
OCLC Number: 32923453
Description: viii, 245 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : 'Revisionism' and the 'revisionist controversy' / D. George Boyce and Alan O'Day --
Eighteenth-century Ireland / S.J. Connolly --
The union of Ireland and Britain, 1801-1921 / Liam Kennedy and David S. Johnson --
Revisionism and Irish history : the great famine --
The national question, land, and 'revisionism' : some reflections / Paul Bow --
Irish nationalism / John Hutchinson --
Irish unionism / Alvin Jackson --
Home rule and the historians / Alan O'Day --
1916, interpreting the rising / D. George Boyce --
Revising the diaspora / Alan O'Day --
Past and present : revisionism and the Northern Ireland troubles / D. George Boyce.
Responsibility: edited by D. George Boyce and Alan O'Day.
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This volume brings together some of the most distinguished historians from Ireland to offer their own interpretations of key issues and events in Irish history.  Read more...

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"The collection edited by Boyce and O'Day is the most wide ranging, for its 11 essays assess the work of revisionist historians for a number of passionately debated subjects in Irish history."-Lucas Read more...

 
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