Trials of Irish History: Genesis and Evolution of a by Evi Gkotzaridis

By Evi Gkotzaridis

Bringing her unique insights into thought and philosophy to undergo upon the debatable query of revision in Irish heritage, Evi Gkotzaridis provides the 1st ancient and theoretical exam of the trailblazer historians who, from 1938, spearheaded an unpoliticized Irish history.

Drawing on hitherto unused information, Trials of Irish History exhibits how the enterprise to disenthrall Irish and eu background from legit propagandas proved stimulating and tough, yet perilous.

Providing a brand new and stimulating conceptual framework for the examine of Irish historiography, the e-book combines a theoretical procedure with shut research of significant case stories and includes:

* an incisive restaging of the passionate joust that came about among revisionists and traditionalists within the shadow of the Troubles
* exam of the cultural contradiction of the 1st a long time of independence, the estrangement of 2 regimes and the devastation of the second one international War
* comparability of the Irish Kulturkampf to comparable discussions in German and France which will determine and look at the arguments propounded on every one side.

Prising open conflicting highbrow notions concerning the functionality of heritage in a divided society, this may be an informative and stimulating addition to the learn of Irish history.

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