Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Belfast, Jonathan Evershed explores Ulster Loyalist commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, its conflicted politics, and its confrontation with official commemorative discourse and practice during the Decade of Centenaries.
Examines Catholic Derry from the turn of the twentieth century to the end of the start of the Troubles. Plotting the relationships between community memory and historic change, Margo Shea provides a nuanced account of the cultural, political, and social history of Derry using research, oral histories, landscape analysis, and public speeches.
Traces changes in nineteenth-century American Catholic culture through a study of Catholic popular literature. Analysing more than thirty novels spanning the period from the 1830s to the 1870s, Sullivan elucidates the ways in which Irish immigration, which transformed the American Catholic population and its institutions, also changed what it meant to be a Catholic in America.