Daniel O’Connell, Repeal, and Chartism in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions*

@article{Roberts2018DanielOR,
  title={Daniel O’Connell, Repeal, and Chartism in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions*},
  author={Matthew W. Roberts},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={2018},
  volume={90},
  pages={1 - 39}
}
  • M. Roberts
  • Published 20 February 2018
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
This article in a contribution to recent work which has begun to integrate the study of British and Irish popular politics in the early nineteenth century. It begins by comparing the two movements - seldom done in the respective historiographies - which dominated popular politics on either side of the Irish Sea in the 1840s: Chartism and the campaign for the repeal of the Act of Union (1800). The enmity between the two movements has blinded historians to the similarities and points of contact… 
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