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Gladstone and Ireland

Politics, Religion and Nationality in the Victorian Age

  • D. George Boyce
  • Alan O’Day

About this book


Explains how William Gladstone responded to the 'Irish Question', and in so doing changed the British and Irish political landscape. Religion, land, self-government and nationalism became subjects of intensive political debate, raising issues about the constitution and national identity of the whole United Kingdom.


church constitution dynamics history history of literature identity Ireland kingdom landscape nation pluralism politics religion subject Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • D. George Boyce
    • 1
  • Alan O’Day
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Politics and International RelationsSwansea UniversityUK
  2. 2.Greyfriars HallUniversity of OxfordUK
  3. 3.St Bede’s HallOxfordUK

About the editors

DAVID BEBBINGTON Professor of History, University of Stirling, UK NEIL FLEMING Research Fellow, John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland GRAHAM GOODLAD Director of Studies, St. John's College, Southsea, UK JOHN-PAUL MCCARTHY DPhil Doctoral Student, Exeter College Oxford, UK MARTIN MAGUIRE Lecturer, Department of Humanities, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland PATRICK MAUME Researcher for the Dictionary of Irish Biography, Belfast, UK ALAN MEGAHEY Political and Religious Historian of Britain, Ireland, and Zimbabwe. Currently a Parish Priest in Lincolnshire, UK TIM MOORE formerly Legislative Correspondent, US Senate, and Academic Director, the Washington International Studies Council IAN SHEEHY English and History Teacher, Southend High School for Boys, UK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Gladstone and Ireland
  • Book Subtitle Politics, Religion and Nationality in the Victorian Age
  • Editors D. G. Boyce
    A. O'Day
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-230-22194-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-30741-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-230-29245-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 307
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics History of Britain and Ireland
    Political History
    Modern History
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