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Crime, violence, and the Irish in the nineteenth century

Author: Kyle Hughes, (Lecturer in British history); Donald M MacRaild
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important volume, based on original research, innovative methodological perspectives and advanced historical scholarship, draws together some of Ireland's leading historians as well emerging talents to examine a range of topics, such as Irish secret societies, agrarian disorder, security and the law, sectarian violence, under the banner of crime and violence in 19th-century Ireland.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle Hughes, (Lecturer in British history); Donald M MacRaild
ISBN: 9781786940650 1786940655
OCLC Number: 987731949
Notes: A collection of essays, based on original research delivered at one of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland's recent annual conferences.--Back book cover.
Description: xii, 289 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsList of ContributorsIntroduction: Crime, Violence, and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century; Themes and Perspectives Kyle Hughes and Donald M. MacRaildSection 1 'Secret Societies' and Collective Violence1 Whiteboys and Ribbonmen: What's in a Name? Michael Huggins2 The Law of Captain Rock Terence M. Dunne3 'Night Marauders' and 'Deluded Wretches': Public Discourses on Ribbonism in Pre-Famine Ireland Jess Lumsden Fisher4 Organised Labour in Limerick City, 1819-1821: Violence and the Struggle for Legitimacy John McGrathSection 2 The Law and its Responses5 Cork's Courthouses, the Landed Elite, and the Rockite Rebellion: Architectural Responses to Agrarian Violence, 1820-1827 Richard J. Butler6 Constitutional Rhetoric as Legal Defence: Irish Lawyers and the Languages of Political Dissent in 1848 Colin W. Reid7 'Why, it's like a '98 trial': The Irish Judiciary and the Fenian Trials, 1865-1866 Richard A. Keogh8 Crime and Punishment: Whiteboyism and the Law in Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland Ciara Breathnach and Laurence M. GearySection 3 Sectarianism and Violence9 From Bandon to ... Bandon: Sectarian Violence in Cork during the Nineteenth Century Ian d'Alton10 'Loyal to the Crown but not the Crown's Government': The Challenge to Policing Posed by the Orange Order in 1830s Ulster Daragh CurranSection 4 Manifestations of Crime and Violence11 Arson in Modern Ireland: Fire and Protest before the Famine Gemma Clark12 The Head Pacificator and Captain Rock: Sedition, Suicide, and Honest Tom Steele Patrick Maume13 'Skin the Goat's Curse' on James Carey: Narrating the Story of the Phoenix Park Murders through Contemporary Broadside Ballads Teresa O'Donnell14 Attitudes and Responses to Vagrancy in Ireland in the Long Nineteenth Century Virginia CrossmanIndex
Series Title: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (Series)
Other Titles: Crime, violence, and the Irish in the 19th century
Responsibility: edited by Kyle Hughes and Donald M. MacRaild.

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