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HIST 7701 Colloquium: Popular and Elite Culture in Ireland: 1750-1850 (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

During the century under consideration Ireland experienced dramatic and often violent social and political change. Major events included the emergency of colonial nationalism and Republicanism, and Revolution 1798, the Act of Union, the movements for Catholic Emancipation and Repeal, and the Revolution of 1848.This course will explore the ways in which popular culture growth, increased contact with the Continental and Atlantic worlds, popular religion, increases in education and printing resources, and the development of the first mass democractic politics in Europe gave Irish people an unprecedented opportunity to participate in events of this era.


Instructor(s): Kevin O'Neill

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13