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The Men of No Property: Irish Radicals and Popular Politics in the Late Eighteenth Century [Hardcover]

Jim Smyth


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December 1992 0312075901 978-0312075903
This is a study of the popular dimensions of Irish radicalism in the age of the French revolution. It focuses on the lower-class secret society, the Defenders, which diverged from the older patterns of rural unrest associated with the Whiteboys, by developing political aspirations. This book also looks at the more familiar face of radicalism in this period, the Society of United Irishmen, at their role in the Catholic Committee and at their uneasy relationship with Defenderism. Particular attention is paid to the vigorous traditions of street protest in 18th century Dublin, the "second city" of the British empire. The picture which merges is of a revolutionary movement which was both more radical in its rhetoric and objectives and more popular in its social base than has previously been allowed.
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“A pioneering work of scholarship.” —Brendan O'Cathaoir, Irish Times

“All those interested in modern Irish history are indebted to Dr. Smyth for the flood of new light his book throws on the crucial decade before the act of union.” —Anthony Coughlan, Irish Democrat

“A free-standing study of considerable merit, essential reading for all historians of the 1790s ... It also serves as the best introduction to the radical and popular political context of Ireland's tragic 'year of liberty.'” —John Belchem, International Review of Social History
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About the Author

Jim Smyth is Research Fellow at Trinity College in Cambridge.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 251 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (December 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312075901
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312075903
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,027,938 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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