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The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Laurence Marley


This collection of essays explores a largely neglected aspect of the history of Anglo-Irish relations: British Labour Party policy on Ireland during the twentieth century. Much of the literature on the relationship between ‘these islands’ concentrates on the present or the recent past, but by viewing an important dimension of that relationship through a wider lens, this work makes a significant contribution to the field British-Irish studies, one that will inform future research and debate. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Labour Party was broadly supportive of Irish self-governm ... More

Keywords: Anglo-Irish relation, British-Irish studies, Irish nationalism, Labour, Radicalism, Class, Empire, Conflict resolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719096013
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laurence Marley, editor
National University of Ireland

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