Irish unionism and the Russellite threat, 1894-1906

  title={Irish unionism and the Russellite threat, 1894-1906},
  author={Alvin Jackson},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  pages={376 - 404}
  • A. Jackson
  • Published 1 November 1987
  • History
  • Irish Historical Studies
Whether as a unionist, or as an independent, T W Russell was never taken lightly by the parliamentary representatives of late Victorian unionism: directly, and obliquely, his contribution to the evolution of their movement was immense. As a popular unionist missionary in Britain between the first two home-rule bills, and as a protégé of Joseph Chamberlain, Russell was a valuable medium of communication between the British and Irish unionist parties. Moreover, he was both a champion of unionist… 
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