Irish Politics and Social Conflict in the Age of the American Revolution

A general study of Irish history at the time of the American Revolutionary War, specifically dealing with the nine years, 1775 to 1783, from just before the outbreak of the war until about a year after its conclusion.

Irish Politics and Social Conflict in the Age of the American Revolution

Maurice R. O'Connell

1965 | 464 pages | Cloth | Paper $26.50
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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction
2. Irish Opinion on the American Revolution
3. The Origins of the Free Trade Crisis
4. War with France and the Formation of the Volunteers
5. The Catholic Relief Act of 1998
6. The Free Trade Movement
7. The Success of Radicalism
8. The Assault on Imperial Control
9. The Collapse of Radicalism
10. Class Conflicts and the Failure of Radicalism in 1780
11. Carlisle's Quiet Year
12. The Revolution of 1982
13. Class Conflict and Parliamentary Reform

Appendices
Bibliography
Index