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Title Ireland, 1641 : contexts and reactions / edited by Micheál Ó Siochrú & Jane Ohlmeyer
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : maps
Series Studies in early modern Irish history
Studies in early modern Irish history
Contents Introduction : 1641: fresh contexts and perspectives / Jane Ohlmeyer & Micheál Ó Siochrú -- Early modern violence from memory to history: a historiographical essay / Ethan H. Shagan -- The '1641 massacres' / Aidan Clarke -- 1641 in a colonial context / Nicholas Canny -- Towards a cultural geography of the 1641 rising/rebellion / William J. Smyth -- Out of the blue? provincial unrest in Ireland before 1641 / David Edwards -- News from Ireland: Catalan, Portuguese and Castilian pamphlets on the Confederate War in Ireland / Hiram Morgan -- Performative violence and the political of violence in the 1641 depositions / John Walter -- Atrocities in the Thirty Years War / Peter H. Wilson -- Why remember terror? memories of violence in the Dutch Revolt / Erika Kuijpers & Judith Pollman -- Language and conflict in the French Wars of Religion / Mark Greengrass -- How to make a successful plantation: colonial experiment in America / Karen Ordahl Kupperman -- An Irish Black Legend? 1641 and the Iberian Atlantic / Igor Pérez Tostado -- Afterword : Settler colonies, ethno-religious violence, and historical documentation: comparative reflections on Southeast Asia and Ireland / Ben Kiernan
Summary The 1641 rebellion is one of the seminal events in Early Modern Irish and British history. Its divisive legacy, based primarily on the sharply contested allegation that the rebellion began with a general massacre of Protestant settlers, is still evident in Ireland today. Indeed, the 1641 'massacres', like the battles at the Boyne (1690) and Somme (1916), played a key role in creating and sustaining a collective Protestant/ British identity in Ulster, in much the same way that the subsequent Cromwellian conquest in the 1650s helped forge a new Irish Catholic national identity. Following a succe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, viewed May 24, 2017)
Subject Rebellion of 1641 (Ireland)
HISTORY / Europe / Ireland
Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1641
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Ohlmeyer, Jane H., editor
Ó Siochrú, Micheál, 1966- editor
ISBN 1784992038
9781784992033 (electronic bk.)