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Young Ireland and the writing of Irish history

Young Ireland and the writing of Irish history

Author: James Quinn
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines why Young Ireland attached such importance to the writing of history, how it went about writing that history, and what impact their historical writings had. Young Ireland and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Quinn, James, 1961-
Young Ireland and the writing of Irish history.
Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, ©2016
approximately 202 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Quinn
ISBN: 9781910820926 191082092X
OCLC Number: 1047574005
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Laying The Foundations: The Nation, Education And Temperance; Chapter 2: Reading History: Contemporary Authors, Antiquarians And Foreign Influences; Chapter 3: Writing History; Chapter 4: The Uses Of History; Chapter 5: Making History; Chapter 6: The History Of Their Own Times: Memoirs, Journals And Polemics; Chapter 7: Continuities: From The Celtic Union To Griffith's 'Ballad History'; Chapter 8: The Legacy Of Young Ireland's Writings; Notes; Biographical Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: James Quinn.


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'James Quinn's refreshingly impartial Young Ireland and the Writing of Irish History shines a much needed lens on the legacy and impact of the Young Irelanders of the 1840s. Straightforward and Read more...

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