Ribbonmen and radicals: the cultivation of Irishness and the promotion of active citizenship in mid-Victorian Glasgow

@article{Mcbride2015RibbonmenAR,
  title={Ribbonmen and radicals: the cultivation of Irishness and the promotion of active citizenship in mid-Victorian Glasgow},
  author={T. Mcbride},
  journal={Irish Studies Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={15 - 32}
}
  • T. Mcbride
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Irish Studies Review
  • A secular, at times radical, tradition of organising and representing Irishness in Scotland had been moulded before 1861. However, in that year, local branches of a new Dublin-centred organisation, the National Brotherhood of St Patrick (NBSP), appeared, offering a new sense of purpose. As this article will argue, the Brotherhood probably had at its core local Ribbonmen (some of them in all probability with “advanced nationalist” views in that post-1848 period) and they were now keen to engage… CONTINUE READING
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