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Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Author: Bruce Nelson
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses about Irish nationalism and how Irish nationalists developed their own conception of the Irish race. This book begins with an exploration of the discourse of race - from the nineteenth -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Nelson
OCLC Number: 940738920
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Part 1. The Making of the Irish Race Prologue: Arguing about (the Irish) Race 3 Chapter 1. "The blood of an Irishman": The English Construction of the Irish Race, 1534-1801 17 Chapter 2. Celts, Hottentots, and "white chimpanzees": The Racialization of the Irish in the Nineteenth Century 30 Part 2. Ireland, Slavery, and Abolition Chapter 3. "Come out of such a land, you Irishmen": Daniel O'Connell, American Slavery, and the Making of the Irish Race 57 Chapter 4. "The Black O'Connell of the United States": Frederick Douglass and Ireland 86 Part 3. Ireland and Empire Chapter 5. "From the Cabins of Connemara to the Kraals of Kaffirland": Irish Nationalists, the British Empire, and the "Boer Fight for Freedom" 121 Chapter 6. "Because we are white men": Erskine Childers, Jan Christian Smuts, and the Irish Quest for Self-Government, 1899-1922 148 Part 4. Ireland and Revolution Chapter 7. Negro Sinn Feiners and Black Fenians: "Heroic Ireland" and the Black Nationalist Imagination 181 Chapter 8. "The Irish are for freedom everywhere": Eamon de Valera, the Irish Patriotic Strike, and the"last white nation ... deprived of its liberty" 212 Epilogue: The Ordeal of the Irish Republic 242 Notes 259 Index 323

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