Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History by Niall Whelehan

By Niall Whelehan

This publication explores the advantages and demanding situations of transnational heritage for the examine of contemporary eire. lately the notice "transnational" has develop into a growing number of conspicuous in historical past writing around the globe, with students looking to stream past nationwide and native frameworks whilst investigating the prior. but transnational ways stay infrequent in Irish historic scholarship. This e-book argues that the wider contexts and scales linked to transnational historical past are preferrred to open up new questions about many subject matters of severe value to Ireland’s earlier and current. additionally they offer an enormous technique of demanding rules of Irish exceptionalism. The chapters incorporated the following open up new views on vital debates and occasions in Irish background. They remove darkness from quite a few transnational lives, keep on with flows and ties throughout Irish borders, and hint networks and hyperlinks with Europe, North the United States, the Caribbean, Australia and the British Empire. This publication offers experts and scholars with examples of alternative thoughts and methods of doing transnational background. Non-specialists should be attracted to the hot views provided the following on a wealthy number of issues, fairly the 2 significant occasions in smooth Irish background, the good Irish Famine and the 1916 Rising.

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