Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 August 2009

364 Pages | 54 tables


ISBN: 9780199233229

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The Irish Establishment 1879-1914

Fergus Campbell

  • The first full examination of elite groups in Ireland before the revolution.
  • Examines a broad range of elites, from landlords to businessmen, police officers to civil servants
  • Reveals the social tensions, structural inequality, and ethnic discrimination in pre-revolutionary Ireland
  • Counters prevailing views - argues that the Union was unravelling long before 1916

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