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Ireland and America : empire, revolution, and sovereignty / edited by Patrick Griffin and Francis D. Cogliano.

Contributor(s): Griffin, Patrick, 1965- [editor.] | Cogliano, Francis D [editor.].
Series: The revolutionary age.Publisher: Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2021Description: ix, 342 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780813946016.Subject(s): Imperialism | Revolutions | United States -- Relations -- Ireland | Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century | Ireland -- History -- 18th century | Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1798 | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783DDC classification: 303.4824150709033
Contents:
Introduction: Ireland and America : empire and revolution -- Ireland and America -- How the local can be global and the global local : Ireland, Irish Catholics, and European overseas empires, 1500-1900 / Nicholas Canny -- The American Revolution and the uses and abuses of Ireland / Gordon S. Wood -- Empire and resistance : reflections on the American and Irish Revolutions / T.H. Breen -- The path not taken : American independence and the Irish counterpoint / Eliga Gould -- Peasants, soldiers, and revolutionaries : interpreting Irish manpower in the age of revolutions / Matthew P. Dziennik -- Dominant minorities : Irish and Jamaican white Protestants in the British Empire in the 1780s / Trevor Burnard -- Empire and revolution -- An empire of tracts : mapping landscapes of property in the British Atlantic world / S. Max Edelson -- The Reformation in the age of Jefferson / Robert G. Ingram -- The ideology of imperial reform : enlightened absolutism and the American colonies / Rachel Banke -- A comparison of the responses of the loyal British colonies to the American Revolution / Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy -- The strange afterlife of the Declaration of Independence : the State of Franklin, 1784-c.1789 / Jessica Choppin Roney -- The contract for America / Annette Gordon-Reed -- Becoming co-imperialists : Anglo-Americans and the / Christa Dierksheide -- Epilogue. imperial peoples : America, Ireland, and the making of the modern world / Peter S. Onuf -- Notes on contributors -- Index.
Summary: "Ireland and America: Empire, Revolution, and Sovereignty is a collection of essays examining the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the Atlantic, and the relationship between imperial reform and revolution through the prism of Ireland, America, and empire. By focusing on one in relation to the other as well as within an imperial whole, the volume uses a comparative angle to retell familiar stories and create new narratives of each place and of both places engaged over two centuries"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Spring 2022
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Ireland and America : empire and revolution -- Ireland and America -- How the local can be global and the global local : Ireland, Irish Catholics, and European overseas empires, 1500-1900 / Nicholas Canny -- The American Revolution and the uses and abuses of Ireland / Gordon S. Wood -- Empire and resistance : reflections on the American and Irish Revolutions / T.H. Breen -- The path not taken : American independence and the Irish counterpoint / Eliga Gould -- Peasants, soldiers, and revolutionaries : interpreting Irish manpower in the age of revolutions / Matthew P. Dziennik -- Dominant minorities : Irish and Jamaican white Protestants in the British Empire in the 1780s / Trevor Burnard -- Empire and revolution -- An empire of tracts : mapping landscapes of property in the British Atlantic world / S. Max Edelson -- The Reformation in the age of Jefferson / Robert G. Ingram -- The ideology of imperial reform : enlightened absolutism and the American colonies / Rachel Banke -- A comparison of the responses of the loyal British colonies to the American Revolution / Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy -- The strange afterlife of the Declaration of Independence : the State of Franklin, 1784-c.1789 / Jessica Choppin Roney -- The contract for America / Annette Gordon-Reed -- Becoming co-imperialists : Anglo-Americans and the / Christa Dierksheide -- Epilogue. imperial peoples : America, Ireland, and the making of the modern world / Peter S. Onuf -- Notes on contributors -- Index.

"Ireland and America: Empire, Revolution, and Sovereignty is a collection of essays examining the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the Atlantic, and the relationship between imperial reform and revolution through the prism of Ireland, America, and empire. By focusing on one in relation to the other as well as within an imperial whole, the volume uses a comparative angle to retell familiar stories and create new narratives of each place and of both places engaged over two centuries"-- Provided by publisher.

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