Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2009

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719065163

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Repeal and revolution

1848 in Ireland

Christine Kinealy

Published by Manchester University Press

  • By looking at the 1848 rising, helps to explain the development of modern irish nationalism
  • Places the 1848 rising in a European and transatlantic context, showing Ireland's part in the revolutionary momentum evident in the Year of Revolutions
  • Contributes to the still-sparse literature on the role of women in Irish politics
  • Covers the importance of the rising to the Irish literary revival later in the century