Download PDF by Gabriel Doherty: 1916 - The Long Revolution

By Gabriel Doherty

ISBN-10: 1856355454

ISBN-13: 9781856355452

Creation by means of Garret Fitzgerald. This e-book seeks to interpret the occasions of Easter Week 1916 because the primary defining occasion of a 'long revolution' in Irish historical past. The origins of the lengthy revolution lie within the moment 1/2 the 19th century, and its legacy remains to be being performed out within the first years of the twenty-first century. stated specialists on particular subject matters search to discover the layered household and overseas, political, felony and ethical features of this uniquely influential and arguable occasion. members are: Rory O' Dwyer, Michael Wheatley, Brendan O'Shea and Gerry White, D.G. Boyce, Francis M. Carroll, Rosemary Cullen Owens, Jerome aan de Wiel, Adrian Hardiman, Keith Jeffery, Mary McAleese, Owen McGee, Seamus Murphy and Brian P. Murphy.

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Moreover, it appears, the idea of the North East was shaped as much by central government agencies and in the presentation of statistics as it was used by inhabitants and local organisations themselves. 55 This analysis fits neatly the conclusions concerning the formation of industrial regions reached by John Langton. It implies that one should be wary of identifying a region before 1850. But the words are not necessarily the same as the concepts; unless one makes the assumption that the signified, the concept of such an entity of the North East of England, could not exist before the signifier; that the phrase itself created something new in people’s minds only when it was expressed.

47-70, esp. at p. 55, in which it is argued that people might have imagined their countries in terms of overlapping areas, of which one might be what we perceive as a region, but that the central focus was a more localised area of their birth. 62 Dobson’s Drie Bobbes: A Story of Sixteenth Century Durham, ed. A. Horsman (London, 1955), pp. 85-91. 63 See Alan Everitt’s comments that ‘regions are not necessarily constant or static units,’ that ‘expressions like… the North East have no lengthy lineage’ and his warning that reading such a term back into the past ‘usually imposes the wrong kind of regional pattern upon the landscape of history’ (‘Country, County and Town’, pp.

For the context see Helen Castor, Blood and Roses:The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century (London, 2004), pp. 140-1. L. 1 (2006), pp. 47-70, esp. at p. 55, in which it is argued that people might have imagined their countries in terms of overlapping areas, of which one might be what we perceive as a region, but that the central focus was a more localised area of their birth. 62 Dobson’s Drie Bobbes: A Story of Sixteenth Century Durham, ed. A. Horsman (London, 1955), pp. 85-91. 63 See Alan Everitt’s comments that ‘regions are not necessarily constant or static units,’ that ‘expressions like… the North East have no lengthy lineage’ and his warning that reading such a term back into the past ‘usually imposes the wrong kind of regional pattern upon the landscape of history’ (‘Country, County and Town’, pp.

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