Interpreting Irish History

The Debate on Historical Revisionism 1938-1994 (History) by Ciaran Brady

Publisher: Irish Academic Press

Written in English
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  • British & Irish history,
  • History: theory & methods,
  • Ireland,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Historiography,
  • 20th century
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Number of Pages358
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Open LibraryOL7834190M
ISBN 100716524996
ISBN 109780716524991

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This is a collection of essays, including many important manifesto pieces from the key historians themselves, T.W. Moody, Robin Dudley Edwards, F.S.L. Lyons, Roy Foster, Ronan Fanning, etc, on Irish historical revisionism, which is a rather loose and Interpreting Irish History book shorthand for the notion that the Irish historians of the mid-twentieth century /5.

Ciaran Brady has done an excellent job in putting together a collection of documents which both traces the history of revisionism in Irish historiography and uncovers most of the contentious intellectual issues which revisionism raises. Irish Studies Review The book is admirably suited to the teaching of university courses on Irish history, where historiography is now a major issue.

The bible of Irish history, providing facts and concise accounts of just about everything you ever wanted to know about Ireland, from the earliest of times to Author: Guardian Staff. : Interpreting Irish History: The Debate on Historical Revisionism (): Brady, Ciaran: BooksCited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Part I: Introduction --'Constructive and instrumental': the dilemma of Ireland's first 'new historians' / Ciaran Brady --Part II: Statements of intent --Preface to Irish historical studies / T.W.

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Revisionism in Irish historiography refers to a historical revisionist tendency and group of historians who are critical of the orthodox view of Irish history Interpreting Irish History book the achievement of partial Irish independence, which comes from the perspective of Irish opponents, Revisionists are regarded as apologists for the British Empire in Ireland, proponents of a form of denialism and.

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Some of these are what you might expect – documents, uniforms, weapons and flags – but others are quirkier objects, like the cricket bat that died for Ireland, Sean Mac Diarmada's hurley, the teacups the Pearse brothers used. Ciaran Brady, Interpreting Irish history: the debate on historical revisionism This book presents various articles by well respected, sane historians on both sides of the debate.

If you do pick it up, make sure to read Brady's introduction, the chapter by Bradshaw, and the chapter by Moody. This book, which argues the case for the critical role of the monks in preserving European culture and history from waves of invaders, became a worldwide phenomenon.

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