By Niall Whelehan

This e-book explores the advantages and demanding situations of transnational historical past for the examine of contemporary eire. in recent times the be aware "transnational" has develop into progressively more conspicuous in historical past writing around the globe, with students trying to flow past nationwide and native frameworks whilst investigating the previous. but transnational methods stay infrequent in Irish historic scholarship. This ebook argues that the wider contexts and scales linked to transnational heritage are superb to open up new questions about many topics of severe significance to Ireland’s earlier and current. additionally they supply a massive technique of not easy principles of Irish exceptionalism. The chapters incorporated the following open up new views on important debates and occasions in Irish historical past. They remove darkness from quite a few transnational lives, persist with flows and ties throughout Irish borders, and hint networks and hyperlinks with Europe, North the US, the Caribbean, Australia and the British Empire. This e-book offers experts and scholars with examples of alternative recommendations and methods of doing transnational background. Non-specialists might be attracted to the hot views provided right here on a wealthy number of issues, really the 2 significant occasions in glossy Irish historical past, the good Irish Famine and the 1916 Rising.

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