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The Resource Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics, edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne

Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics, edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne

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Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics
Title
Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ireland's Great Famine of 1845-52 was among the most devastating food crises in modern history. A country of some eight-and-a-half-million people lost one million to hunger and disease and another million to emigration. According to land activist Michael Davitt, the starving made little or no effort to assert 'the animal's right to existence,' passively accepting their fate. But the poor did resist. In word and deed, they defied landlords, merchants and agents of the state: they rioted for food, opposed rent and rate collection, challenged the decisions of those controlling relief works, and scorned clergymen who attributed their suffering to the Almighty. The essays collected here examine the full range of resistance in the Great Famine, and illuminate how the crisis itself transformed popular politics. Contributors include distinguished scholars of modern Ireland and emerging historians and critics. This book is essential reading for students of modern Ireland, and the global history of collective action"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
Dewey number
941.5081
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA950.7
LC item number
.I725 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Delaney, Enda
  • Mac Suibhne, Breandán
Series statement
Routledge studies in modern European history
Series volume
31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Famines
  • Famines
  • Poor
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Political culture
  • Social change
  • Ireland
  • Famine (Ireland : 1845-1852)
  • HISTORY / Europe / Ireland
  • HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / Social History
  • Famines
  • Famines
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Poor
  • Social change
  • Social conditions
  • Ireland
Label
Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics, edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne
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Editors' Introduction: "To Assert Even the Animal's Right of Existence" / Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne -- "'Tis Hard to Argue Starvation into Quiet" : Protest and Resistance, 1846-47 / John Cunningham -- "The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass" : Power and Hunger in Nineteenth Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine / Melissa Fegan -- Soup and Providence : Varieties of Protestantism and the Great Famine / David W. Miller -- Walking Backward to Heaven? : Edmond Ronayne's Pilgrimage in Famine Ireland and Gilded Age America / Kerby A. Miller and Ellen Skerrett, with Bridget Kelly -- The Great Famine, Land and the Making of the Graziers / David S. Jones -- Aspects of Agency : John Ross Mahon, Accommodation and Resistance on the Strokestown Estate, 1845-51 / Ciarán Reilly -- "Bastard Ribbonism" : The Molly Maguires, the Uneven Failure of Entitlement and the Politics of Post-Famine Adjustment / Breandán Mac Suibhne
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
918149677
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780415836302
Lccn
2015025851
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)918149677
Label
Ireland's Great Famine and popular politics, edited by Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne
Publication
Note
Editors' Introduction: "To Assert Even the Animal's Right of Existence" / Enda Delaney and Breandán Mac Suibhne -- "'Tis Hard to Argue Starvation into Quiet" : Protest and Resistance, 1846-47 / John Cunningham -- "The Tottering, Fluttering, Palpitating Mass" : Power and Hunger in Nineteenth Century Literary Responses to the Great Famine / Melissa Fegan -- Soup and Providence : Varieties of Protestantism and the Great Famine / David W. Miller -- Walking Backward to Heaven? : Edmond Ronayne's Pilgrimage in Famine Ireland and Gilded Age America / Kerby A. Miller and Ellen Skerrett, with Bridget Kelly -- The Great Famine, Land and the Making of the Graziers / David S. Jones -- Aspects of Agency : John Ross Mahon, Accommodation and Resistance on the Strokestown Estate, 1845-51 / Ciarán Reilly -- "Bastard Ribbonism" : The Molly Maguires, the Uneven Failure of Entitlement and the Politics of Post-Famine Adjustment / Breandán Mac Suibhne
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
918149677
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780415836302
Lccn
2015025851
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)918149677

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