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Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934
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Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

A.C. Hepburn

Abstract

The Irish revolution of 1916-23 is generally regarded as a success. It was a disastrous failure, however, for the Catholic and nationalist minority in what became Northern Ireland. It resulted in partition, a discriminatory majoritarian regime and, more recently, a generation of renewed violence and a decade of political impasse. It is often suggested that the blame for this outcome rests not only on ‘perfidious Albion’ and the ‘bigotry’ of Ulster Unionism but also on the constitutional nationalist leaders, John Redmond, John Dillon, and Joe Devlin. This book argues that, on the contrary, the ... More

Keywords: Irish Revolution, Albion, Ulster Unionism, John Redmond, John Dillon, Joe Devlin, Sinn Féin, Catholic Ancient Order of Hibernians

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199298846
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A.C. Hepburn, author
Professor of Modern Irish History, University of Sunderland

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