John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism by P. J. McLoughlin

By P. J. McLoughlin

The publication, to be had ultimately in paperback, explores the politics of crucial Irish nationalist chief of his iteration, and probably the most influential figures of twentieth-century eire: the Nobel Peace Prize winner, John Hume. Given his imperative position within the reformulation of Irish nationalist ideology, and the very important half which he performed in drawing violent republicanism into democratic politics, the ebook indicates Hume to be one of many leader architects of the Northern eire peace technique, and a key determine within the making of the 1998 solid Friday contract. while, it considers Hume’s failure in what he said to be his preferable political target: the conciliation of the 2 groups in Northern Ireland.

The ebook is key studying for experts on Irish heritage and politics, yet can be of curiosity to teachers and practitioners operating in different areas of political and ethnic clash. additionally, it's going to attract readers looking to comprehend the the most important function performed through Hume in modernising Irish nationalist considering, and bringing peace to Northern Ireland.

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