Northern Protestants

Northern Protestants
Publisher Blackstaff Press
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Total Pages 288
ISBN 1780732643
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Twenty years on from her controversial and acclaimed book, Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People, Susan McKay takes a fresh look at the Protestant community in Northern Ireland. Based on brand-new interviews, the story is told with McKay's trademark passion and conviction.

Northern Protestants
  • Author : Susan McKay
  • Publisher : Blackstaff Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30

Twenty years on from her controversial and acclaimed book, Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People, Susan McKay takes a fresh look at the Protestant community in Northern Ireland. Based on brand-new interviews, the story is told with McKay's trademark passion and conviction.

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Northern Protestants
  • Author : Susan McKay
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000

This is an updated edition of the celebrated history of the Protestants in Northern Ireland.

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The Contested Identities of Ulster Protestants
  • Author : T. Burgess,G. Mulvenna
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-02-10

This study explores the idea voiced by journalist Henry McDonald that the Protestant, Unionist and Loyalist tribes of Ulster are '...the least fashionable community in Western Europe'. A cast of contributors including prominent politicians, academics, journalists and artists explore the reasons informing public perceptions attached to this community.

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Northern Protestants
  • Author : Susan McKay
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005

First published in 2000, Northern Protestants is widely recognized as a ground-breaking book. This updated edition covers events since 2000.

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Making Sense of the Troubles
  • Author : David McKittrick,David McVea
  • Publisher : New Amsterdam Books
  • Release Date : 2002-03-18

Compellingly written and even-handed in its judgments, this is by far the clearest account of what has happened through the years in the Northern Ireland conflict, and why. After a chapter of background on the period from 1921 to 1963, it covers the ensuing period—the descent into violence, the hunger strikes,

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The Making of Modern Ireland 1603 1923
  • Author : J.C. Beckett
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03

'Technically this book is a masterly achievement: the collection, sorting, selecting and balancing of material has meant an immense amount of hard and highly skilful work. The presentation is not only learned but cool, objective, unimpassioned and yet almost always alive and compassionate as well . . . As a reference book alone

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Say Nothing
  • Author : Patrick Radden Keefe
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2019

"A narrative about a notorious killing that took place in Northern Ireland during The Troubles and its devastating repercussions to this day"--

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No Peace for the Wicked
  • Author : David Rolfs
  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release Date : 2009

The first comprehensive work of its kind, David Rolfs' No Peace for the Wicked sheds new light on the Northern Protestant soldiers' religious worldview and the various ways they used it to justify and interpret their wartime experiences. Drawing extensive

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Northern Protestants on Shifting Ground
  • Author : Susan McKay
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021

Twenty years on from her critically acclaimed book, 'Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People', Susan McKay talks again to the Protestant community in Northern Ireland. Based on almost 100 brand-new interviews, and told with McKay's trademark passion and conviction, this is essential reading. This new title will be accompanied by a new

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Protestant Identity and Peace in Northern Ireland
  • Author : Graham Spencer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-02-10

Based on interview material with a wide range of Protestant clergy in Northern Ireland, this book examines how Protestant identity impacts on the possibility of peace and stability and argues for greater involvement by the Protestant churches in the transition from conflict to a 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.

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Pan Protestant Heroism in Early Modern Europe
  • Author : Kevin Chovanec
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-19

This book offers the first full study of the challenges posed to an emerging English nationalism that stemmed from the powerful appeal exerted by the leaders of the international Protestant cause. By considering a range of texts, including poetry, plays, pamphlets, and religious writing, the study reads this heroic tradition

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Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries
  • Author : Gareth Mulvenna
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016

In the the early 1970s in Belfast, many young members of loyalist youth gangs known as 'Tartans' converged with fledgling paramilitary groups such as the Red Hand Commando, Ulster Volunteer Force, and Young Citizen Volunteers.

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Protestant Empire
  • Author : Carla Gardina Pestana
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06

The imperial expansion of Europe across the globe was one of the most significant events to shape the modern world. Among the many effects of this cataclysmic movement of people and institutions was the intermixture of cultures in the colonies that Europeans created. Protestant Empire is the first comprehensive survey

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Inventing the Myth
  • Author : Connal Parr
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017

This book approaches Ulster Protestantism through its theatrical and cultural intersection with politics, re-establishing a forgotten history and engaging with contemporary debates. Anchored by the perspectives of ten writers - some of whom have been notably active in political life - it uniquely examines tensions going on within. Through its

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The Bloody Red Hand
  • Author : Derek Lundy
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-04-20

A bestselling chronicler of the sea turns to a trio of his own ancestors to see what memory and the selective plundering of history has made of the truth in Northern Ireland. The name “Lundy” is synonymous with traitor in Ulster. Derek Lundy’s first ancestral subject was the Protestant

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