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Paul Cullen, John Henry Newman, and the Catholic University of Ireland, 1845-1865

Barr, Colin
The history of the Catholic University of Ireland has been overshadowed by its first rector, John Henry Newman. This work paints a portrait of CUI's history by focusing on the university itself and on the influence of Paul Cullen, archbishop of Armagh and then Dublin.

Ghosts of the Somme: Commemoration and Culture War in Northern Ireland

Evershed, Jonathan
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.


"The companion volume to the public television documentary"-- Jacket.

Derry City: Memory and Political Struggle in Northern Ireland

Shea, Margo
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.

The Shamrock and the Cross: Irish American Novelists Shape American Catholicism

Sullivan, Eileen P.
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.