Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784993238

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Irish adventures in nation-building

Bryan Fanning

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This is a genuinely multi-disciplinary book that how Ireland and what it means to be Irish has changed during the last century
  • It draws on sociology, political economy, political science as well as upon debates within Irish historiography and Irish Studies
  • The perspectives points examined include those of prominent revolutionaries, cultural nationalists, clerics, economists, sociologists, political scientists, public intellectuals, journalists, influential civil servants, political leaders and activists
  • Topics considered range from why Patrick Pearse's ideas about education were ignored to why Ireland has been recently so open to large-scale immigration