Social thought on Ireland in the nineteenth century (Book, 2009) []
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Social thought on Ireland in the nineteenth century

Social thought on Ireland in the nineteenth century

Author: Séamas Ó Síocháin
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, cop. 2009.
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Intends to document a selected yet systematic set of views on Ireland as 'Other' during the nineteenth century. This title includes topics that were presented as papers at a conference held under the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Séamas Ó Síocháin
ISBN: 9781904558668 1904558666
OCLC Number: 690599008
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-178 p.) : couv. ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ireland's Nineteenth Century, Vincent Comerford; Gustave de Beaumont: Ireland's Alexis de Tocqueville, Tom Garvin and Andreas Hess; John Stuart Mill and Ireland, Graham Finlay; Harriet Martineau and Ireland, Brian Conway and Michael R. Hill; Sir Henry Maine and the Survival of the Fittest, Seamas O Siochain; The Irish Question in Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's Writings on Capitalism and Empire, Chandana Mathur and Dermot Dix; Destinies Intertwined: The Metaphysical Unionism of James Anthony Froude, Ciaran Brady; Race Theory and the Irish, Peter J. Bowler; Celticism: Macpherson, Matthew Arnold and Ireland, George J. Watson; Afterword by Peter Gray; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Séamas Ó Síocháin.
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