Land, Popular Politics and Agrarian Violence in Ireland : The Case of County Kerry,1872-86

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  • Copyright: 2012-02-15
  • Publisher: Dufour Editions

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An original and insightful study into the highly formative Land War and Home Rule movement from a local and regional perspective.

Author Biography

Donnacha Sen Lucey obtained his PhD from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and is currently an Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College Dublin.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
List of Maps, Graphs, Tablesp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Background to the Land War in County Kerryp. 8
Agricultural Depression and the Emergence of Radical Agitationp. 42
Land League Agitationp. 65
The Land League, Fenianism and Agrarian Violencep. 95
The Irish National League and the Revival of Home Rule: October 1882 to September 1885p. 113
The Operation of the National Leaguep. 149
The Irish National League and Moonlighters: Agrarian Violence During the Home Rule Period, 1885-6p. 75
Conclusion: Understanding Rural Violence and Political Activity in 1880s Kerry and Its Broader Significancep. 194
Notesp. 201
Bibliographyp. 243
Index 256
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