Myths and Memories of the Easter Rising: Cultural and Political Nationalism in Ireland

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This book examines the political transformation and radicalisation of Ireland between the outbreak of the First World War, August 1914 and Sinn Fein's landslide electoral victory in December, 1918. It argues, through a novel application of theories of ethno-symbolism and social movement theory, that the myths, memories and symbols of the Irish nation formed the basis for interpretation of the events of the Easter Rising, and that this interpretation stimulated members of the Irish nation to support radical nationalism. The ...

Myths and Memories of the Easter Rising: Cultural and Political Nationalism in Ireland 2006, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716528234

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Myths and Memories of the Easter Rising: Cultural and Political Nationalism in Ireland 2006, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716528241

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