Fenianism in Mid-Victorian Britain


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John Newsinger’s work offers a new view of Irish republicanism in the 1860s, seeing it as part of a European-wide nationalist phenomenon alongside is crucial role in the evolution of Irish republicanism. Newsinger charts the rise and fall of the Fenian movement in detail in Ireland as well as in Britain and the USA, examining the key events, developments and personalities, in particular the Fenian’s attempts to establish an alliance with British radicalism. The book also covers related themes such as the impact of the Famine on Irish society and the British response, Irish confederation and the 1848 rising and the politics of John Mitchel – the founder of Irish republicanism.

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Weight 151 g
Dimensions 121.5 × 13.8 × 1 cm