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A growing band of historians, political commentators, and cultural critics has sought to analyse Ireland's past and present in colonial terms. For some, including Irish Republicans, it is the only proper framework for understanding Ireland. Others reject the very use of the colonial label for Ireland's history; while using the term for the present arouses outrage, especially amongst Ulster Unionists. This book evaluates and analuses these controversies, ranging from debates over the ancient and medieval past to those in current literary and postcolonial theory. Scholarly, at times polemical, it is the most comprehensive study of these themes ever to appear, and will undoubtedly stimulate discussion for years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199249909
ISBN-10: 0199249903
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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