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Published: 01 November 2018

360 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786941350

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Ribbon Societies in Nineteenth-Century Ireland and its Diaspora

The Persistence of Tradition

Kyle Hughes and Donald MacRaild

Liverpool University Press

Reappraisals in Irish History LUP

  • The first book-length treatment of nineteenth-century Ireland's most enduring secret society
  • A rich archival-based, study that explores clandestine Catholic self-defence transnationally
  • Thorough engagement with state and spy records
  • Original and readable accounts of a series of Ribbon Society 'show trials'
  • Sustained treatment of Ribbonism, Fenianism, and Hibernianism