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history of the Irish working class

by Peter Berresford Ellis

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Published by Pluto in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor and laboring classes -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Socialism -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Labor unions -- Ireland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP. Berresford Ellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8400.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 p. ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21515076M
    ISBN 10074530009X

    I'm looking for A History of the Irish Working Class by Peter Berresford Ellis (the guy who wrote The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends). I checked out a paper copy at the library but I'm stupid and keep leaving it at home when I go out because I'm used to reading ebooks on my phone. But this book is kind of obscure. This book is the first ever collection of scholarly essays on the history of the Irish working class. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the involvement of Irish workers in political life and movements between and

      And since she was illiterate, or nearly so, not to mention Irish, working class and female, she also left only the faintest of impressions in the contemporary : Mike Dash.   This book is the first ever collection of scholarly essays on the history of the Irish working class. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the involvement of Irish workers in political life and movements between and Fourteen leading Irish and international historians and political scientists trace the politicization of Irish workers during a period of .

    Welcome to the Irish Labour History Society. The Society aims to preserve the records and reminiscences, written and oral, of the Irish working class and its organisations. Society membership is composed of individuals, labour-related organisations, academic institutions, libraries and archival bodies. The book was a collection of memoirs and essays from working class writers, published and unpublished, in an attempt to give space to the voices increasingly absent from Author: Paul Mcveigh.


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Peter Berresford. History of the Irish working class. New York, G. Braziller [, ©]. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Peter Berresford.

History of the Irish working class. London, Gollancz, This modern classic of Irish history is an accomplished and readable synthesis. Subjects covered include the early 'communism' of the Celtic clans ; the role of the Church; the Irish aristocracy and their handover to Henry II; Wolfe Tone’s rising and O’Connell’s betrayal.5/5(1).

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Not since the publication of James Connolly's Labour in Irish History, a minor classic of Marxist literature, has there been a full-length study of the Irish working class. Ellis' debt to Connolly is great; the leitmotif of his book is the sellout of Connolly's ""Worker's Republic"" by Cosgrave, De Valera and the petty bourgeois.

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The Irish Worker was a newspaper produced by James Larkin, initially edited by Larkin and published in as The Irish Worker and Peoples' Advocate, it was suppressed in August James Connolly edited the paper when Larkin was in jail during the Dublin public figures and writers featured in the paper, like the actor Andrew Wilson who was sub Publisher: ITGWU, Irish Worker League.

The Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Hunger, began in when a fungus-like organism called Phytophthora infestans (or P. infestans) spread rapidly throughout Ireland. Before it. In his book The Irish and the Making of American Sport,historian Patrick Redmond, would describe Holyoke specifically as "crucial to baseball's Irish history", with 19 major league players born in the city, 10 of whom were Irish Americans from during that period.

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A History of Irish Working-Class Writing provides a wide-ranging and authoritative chronicle of the writing of Irish working-class experience. Ground-breaking in scholarship and comprehensive in scope, it is a major intervention in Irish Studies scholarship, charting representations of Irish working-class life from eighteenth-century rhymes and.

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Marianne Elliott is director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University and author of Catholics of Ulster: a History and Wolfe Tone: Prophet of Author: Guardian Staff.

It is strange in to read a book detailing the false consciousness of the Irish working class. The scholarship of the past few decades has demonstrated that the aspirations, ambitions and experiences of workers were considerably more diverse than the designation "working class" can encompass.