Political Economy and Colonial Ireland: The Propagation and Ideological Functions of Economic Discourse in the Nineteenth Century

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Through the first half of the 19th century, there was a widespread notion that political economy was little known and not highly thought of in Ireland, and that the Irish and Roman Catholic character was either non-economic or anti-economic. Such economic ignorance came to be seen as a major cause of Irish backwardness and of social divisions. The educational system was identified as the chief non-coercive means of establishing hegemony over the Irish, with political economy playing a leading role in promoting the ...

Political Economy and Colonial Ireland: The Propagation and Ideological Functions of Economic Discourse in the Nineteenth Century 1992, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415066280

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Political Economy and Colonial Ireland: The Propagation and Ideological Functions of Economic Discourse in the Nineteenth Century 1992, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138009301

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