These fissured Isles : Ireland, Scotland and the making of modern Britain 1798-1848 /
edited by Terry Brotherstone, Anna Clark and Kevin Whelan.
Edinburgh : John Donald, 2005.
viii, 296 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
1904607500 (pbk.)
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Edinburgh : John Donald, 2005.
1904607500 (pbk.)
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9781904607502 (pbk.)
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Papers from a conference held at the University of Aberdeen, 8-11 July 1999.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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In the summer of 1999, a historical conference in Aberdeen, under the title '98 and After, started a discussion of the period when, it has been argued, 'British' identity began to be popularly assumed and to become a matter of middle-class and plebeian pride as the second British empire emerged.
Table of Contents
Ireland, Scotland and the British question
Rethinking the trajectory of modern British history : an Ireland-Scotland approachp. 1
Ireland, Scotland and Britain in the long eighteenth centuryp. 43
T. B. Macaulay, Whig history and the romance of empire : towards a 'Greater Britain'p. 61
The horizons of women
1798 as the defeat of feminism : women, patriotism and politicsp. 85
Nation or neighbourhood? : Mary Leadbetter's public and private writingp. 105
Conservatism and culture in Scotland
Scottish responses to the Irish rebellion of 1798p. 123
Scottish historical painting in the 1820s : Tory hegemony and the spectacle of literary celebrityp. 141
Chartism revisited
The Chartists in 1848p. 165
The Catholic Irish and Chartism in the west of Scotlandp. 178
Chartism, the great hunger and the 'hugest question'p. 195
The past, the present and the people
Commemorating 'ninety-eight' in 1998 : a reappraisal of history-making in contemporary Irelandp. 221
Scotland's lost past : British history and the paradoxes of the Scottish nationp. 242
Ulster Presbyterians and the 'two traditions' in Ireland and Americap. 260
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