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Author Andrews, Ann, author

Title Newspapers and newsmakers : the Dublin nationalist press in the mid-nineteenth century / Ann Andrews
Edition First edition
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 286 pages)
Contents The Nation and the Dublin repeal press -- The role of the Dublin nationalist press in events leading to the downfall of the Irish nationalist movement in 1848 -- Survival and revival : the Dublin nationalist press from 1849 to 1859 -- The Irish people and the Fenian movement
Summary Focussing on the years 1842 to 1867, this title evaluates the impact of the Dublin nationalist press on the Irish nationalist cause in its aspirations to overthrow the 1800 Act of Union and establish an independent Irish nation. The Dublin nationalist journalists were totally immersed in Irish nationalist activities, whether by reporting news or creating it, often risking danger to themselves from the British government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Irish newspapers -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism in the press -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Press and politics -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781382166
9781781382165 (ebook)