Religion, Law, and Power: The Making of Protestant Ireland 1660-1760

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This is a study of religion, politics, and society in a period of great significance in modern Irish history. The late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries saw the consolidation of the power of the Protestant landed class, the enactment of penal laws against Catholics, and constitutional conflicts that forced Irish Protestants to redefine their ideas of national identity. Connolly's scholarly and wide-ranging study examines these developments and sets them in their historical context. The Ireland that emerges from his ...

Religion, Law, and Power: The Making of Protestant Ireland 1660-1760 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198201182

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