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Author Small, Stephen (Stephen John)
Title Political thought in Ireland 1776-1798 : republicanism, patriotism, and radicalism / Stephen Small.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon, 2002.

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Series Oxford historical monographs.
Oxford historical monographs.
Subject Political science -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820.
Description 1 online resource (307 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This is an analysis of late-18th-century Irish patriot thought and its development into 1790s radical republicanism. The book is a history of the rich political ideas and languages that emerged from the tumultuous events and colourful individuals of this pivotal period in Irish history.
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Contents TITLE PAGE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE; Introduction; 1: The Origins of Irish Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism; I: Introduction; Protestant Superiority; Ancient Constitutionalism; Commercial Grievances; Natural Rights; Classical Republicanism; II: Republicanism; III: Patriotism; IV: Radicalism; V: Patriotism and Republicanism in Ireland Before the American Revolution; VI: Conclusion; 2: Patriotism in the Age of the American Revolution, 1776-1780; I: American Influence on Ireland; II: Irish Support for the American Revolution
III: Ancient Constitutionalism: The Difference Between Ireland and AmericaIV: The Ancient Constitution and Natural Rights; V: The Language of Commercial Grievance; VI: Mixing the Commercial, the Constitutional, and the Classical Republican; 3: Patriotism, Classical Republicanism, and the Volunteers, 1780-1782; I: The Classical Republican Theory of Liberty; II: The Volunteers and the Construction of Civic Heroes; III: Vigilance, Power, and Liberty; IV: Standing Armies and the Mutiny Bill; V: Cyclical Decay; VI: Combining the Classical and the Commercial
VII: Critiques of the Volunteers and Conservative PatriotismVIII: Patriotism and Legislative Independence; 4: Patriotism and Radical Reform, 1782-1785; I: The Renunciation Dispute; II: The British Context of Parliamentary Reform; III: The Ideal of the Volunteer in the Emergence of Popular Sovereignty; IV: Ancient Constitutionalism, Natural Rights, and Popular Sovereignty; V: Defining 'The People' and Their Role; VI: Classical Republicanism, Protestant Superiority, and Catholic Citizenship; VII: Protestant Attitudes to Catholic Relief
VIII: Protestant Radicalism and the Catholic Question, 1782-1785IX: The Plans of the Reform Movement; X: William Drennan's Letters of Orellana; 5: Protestant Ascendancy and the Revival of Radicalism, 1786-1791; I: The Tithe Dispute and Protestant Reaction, 1786-1788; II: The Regency Crisis, the Irish Whigs, and the Revival of Liberal Patriotism; III: The Radical Revival and Early Fissures in the Patriot-Whig Discourse; 6: The Polarization and Fragmentation of Patriotism, 1791-1793; I: United Irish and Catholic Radicalism, 1791-1793; II: Patriot Schism; III: War, Reform, and Reaction
IV: The Rhetoric of ReactionV: Moderation and Disillusion; 7: From Radical Reform to Republican Separatism, 1793-1798; I: Shifting Terms of Debate and Linguistic Struggle; II: The Struggle for the Soul of the Constitution, 1793-1795; III: The Causes of Unrest: Repression, Poverty, and Social Division; IV: Solutions: Education, Popular Sovereignty, and Radical Reform; V: The Fitzwilliam Affair; VI: Further Repression: The Constitution Under Strain; VII: Republicanism and Separatism; VIII: Radical Republican Revolutionary Theory; IX: Conclusion; Conclusion; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
ISBN 9780191717833 (ebook)
OCLC # 967258955
Additional Format Print version : 9780199257799.