Irish Rebellion in the North Atlantic World, 1858-1876
McGovern, Bryan P.
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Tennessee Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $45.00|
| Book Description: |
Aspirations of social mobility and anti-Catholic discrimination were the lifeblood of subversive opposition to British rule in Ireland during the mid-nineteenth century. Refugees of the Great Famine who congregated in ethnic enclaves in North America and the United Kingdom supported the militant Fenian Brotherhood and its Dublin-based counterpart, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), in hopes of one day returning to an independent homeland. Despite lackluster... More Description