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Liverpool sectarianism : the rise and demise

Author: Keith Daniel Roberts
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
La 4e de couv. indique: " 'Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise' is a fascinating study that considers the causes and effects of sectarianism in Liverpool, how and why sectarian tensions subsided in the city, and what sectarianism was in a Liverpool context, as well as offering a definition of the term 'sectarianism' itself. By positioning Liverpool amongst other 'sectarian cities' in Britain, specifically  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Daniel Roberts
ISBN: 9781786940100 1786940108 9781781383179 1781383170
OCLC Number: 1196172072
Description: 1 vol. (X-334 p.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Figures and TableAcknowledgementsPrefaceIntroduction1. The Rise of Sectarianism2. The Influence of the Orange Order3. Explaining the Decline of Orangeism4. Sectarian Dividing Lines and Post-War Slum Clearance5. The Diminishing Politics of Sectarianism: How Class Politics Displaced Identity Politics6. Ecumenism: 'The Great Mersey Miracle' and a Decline in Religious Observance7. The Transfer of Racism: Did Liverpool's Black and Chinese Communities Become 'New Aliens'?8. The Emergence of a Common Identity: The Integration of the Irish and the Harmony of 'Merseybeat'9. Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs: New GodsConclusionSelect BibliographyAppendicesIndex
Responsibility: Keith Daniel Roberts.


Presenting evidence from an array of archival and original resources, this book chronicles the development and derailment of sectarian tensions in the city of Liverpool.  Read more...


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Reviews'A major academic work on the eclipse of clashing identities in urban Britain, [this book is] multi-faceted in its scope, using a tremendous amount of new research.'Tom Gallagher 'This book is Read more...

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