The Irish Act of Union 2

The Irish Act of Union

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Patrick M. Geoghegan, James Kelly & Michael Brown (Eds.)

This book brings together thirteen of the leading historians of the period to investigate the political, social and cultural significance of the Irish Act of Union.

ISBN:9780716527725.
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Product Description

Marking the bicentenary of the passage of the act, the contributors combine to provide an authoritative account of the state of the historical debate. Divided in four sections, the book investigates the origins of the act, its actual passage into legislation, the political debate which surrounded the act in Ireland and beyond, and the central role played by religious considerations in its final shaping. This book provides the results of recent research into the passing of the Union, and supplies the reader with an indispensable starting-point for understanding the significance of the 1801 union of Ireland with Britain.

About the Editor

Patrick M. Geoghegan is an expert on the Anglo-Irish relationship in the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as on the competing themes of constitutional nationalism and republicanism between 1782 and 1848.

Additional Information

Editor

James Kelly, Michael Brown, Patrick M. Geoghegan

Imprint

Irish Academic Press

Format

Hardback

EXTENT

304 pages

Publication Date

1st May 2003

Genre

Irish History, Irish Studies, Politics