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Religion, law, and power : the making of Protestant Ireland, 1660-1760

Author: S J Connolly
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The consolidation of the power of the Protestant landed class, the enactment of penal laws against Catholics, and constitutional conflicts forced Irish Protestants to redefine their ideas of national  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Connolly, S.J. (Sean J.).
Religion, law, and power.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(DLC) 91039688
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S J Connolly
OCLC Number: 700978274
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 346 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1 A new Ireland: December 1659 - "a nation born in a day"; settlement and explanation; a foreign jurisdiction; papists and fanatics; counter-revolution defeated. Part 2 An elite and its world: uneven development; gentlemen and others; manners. Part 3 The structure of politics: a company of madmen - the politics of party 1691-1741; little employments - smiles, good dinners; politics and the people. Part 4 Relationships: kingdoms; nations; communities; orders. Part 5 The inventions of men in the worship of God - religion and the churches: numbers; catholics; dissenters; churchmen; Christians. Part 6 Law and the maintenance of order: resources; the limits of order; the rule of law; views from below - disaffection and the threat of rebellion; views from above - perception of Catholic threat. Part 7 "Reasonable Inconveniences" - the theory and practice of the penal laws: "Raw head and bloody bones" - parliamentary management and penal legislation; debate; the conversion of the natives; Protestant ascendancy? the consequences of the penal laws.
Responsibility: S.J. Connolly.


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