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The Kingdom of Ireland, 1641-1760 : British History in Perspective - Mr. Toby Barnard

The Kingdom of Ireland, 1641-1760

British History in Perspective

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Published: 8th June 2004
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How did the Protestants gain a monopoly over the running of Ireland? To answer this question, Toby Barnard begins with an examination of the Catholics' attempt to regain control over their own affairs, first in the 1640s and then between 1689 and 1691. Barnard then outlines how military defeats doomed the Catholics to subjection, allowing Protestants to tighten their grip over the government, and goes on to study in detail the mechanisms--both national and local--through which this control was exercised. Focusing on the provinces as well as Dublin, and on the subjects as well as the rulers, Barnard brings an abundance of unfamiliar evidence to bear on Irish lives.

Introduction
Land and Peoples
Rebellions and Reconquests, 1641-1691
Governing Ireland, 1692-1760
Parliament, Improvement and Patriotism, 1692-1760
Rulers and Ruled
Catholic Masses and Protestant Elites
Further Reading
Index
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ISBN: 9780333610770
ISBN-10: 0333610776
Series: British History in Perspective
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 205
Published: 8th June 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1