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Before the WindrushRace Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

John Belchem

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Based on extensive primary sources, this study brings historical perspective and context to debate about race and immigration in Britain. The focus is on Liverpool and its pioneer but problematic ... More

Black 1919Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315138
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The riots that broke out in various British port cities in 1919 were a dramatic manifestation of a wave of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe and North ... More

Black SaltSeafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Ray Costello

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Age of Sail, black seamen could be found in many shipboard roles in the Royal Navy, such as gunners, deck-hands and ‘top men’, working at heights in the rigging. In the later Age of Steam, ... More

Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together new research from established and emerging scholars whose work focuses on Britain’s history and memory of transatlantic slavery and the slave trade. These chapters focus on ... More

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Maria Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Since the onset of the troubles in the late 1960s, people in Northern Ireland have been working together to bring about a peaceful, non-violent end to the conflict. In doing so, they have used their ... More

Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312816
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This collection of twelve essays contributes to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It challenges many assumptions about the history of ... More

Commemorating the Irish FamineMemory and the Monument

Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book presents for the first time a visual cultural history of the 1840s Irish Famine, tracing its representation and commemoration from the nineteenth century up to its 150th anniversary in the ... More

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Kyle Hughes and Donald MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The study of crime and violence in all its multifarious forms remains one of the most productive areas of enquiry for Irish historians. Considered an inordinately violent and unruly society by many ... More

Critical EngagementIrish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Kevin Hearty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is an in-depth case study of the role memory politics played in shaping the wider Irish republican debate on policing in Northern Ireland. Looking beyond sensationalist headlines and ... More

Culture, Conflict and MigrationThe Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in a neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow ... More

Defying the IRA?

Defying the IRA?

Brian Hughes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the grass-roots relationship between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the civilian population during the Irish Revolution. It is primarily concerned with the attempts of the ... More

Demography, State and SocietyIrish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the foundation of the new Irish state in 1921–22 and the early 1970s approximately one-and-a-half million people left independent Ireland, the vast majority travelling to Britain. This book ... More

The Diary of Elizabeth LeeGrowing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: Growing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

Colin Pooley, Sian Pooley, and Richard Lawton (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311413
eISBN:
9781846315305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315305
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Personal diaries provide rare glimpses into those aspects of the past that are usually hidden from view. Elizabeth Lee grew up on Merseyside in the late nineteenth century. She began her diary at the ... More

The Disinherited SocietyA Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Margaret Simey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The early years of the twentieth century saw the emergence in Liverpool of a unique vision of what it might mean to be a citizen in an urban democracy. This owed its inspiration to the coming ... More

The Earles of LiverpoolA Georgian Merchant Dynasty

The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Peter Earle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book examines the careers of six men from three generations of the Earle family, all merchants in Liverpool. These are John Earle of Warrington (1674-1749) who came to Liverpool as an apprentice ... More

Ebb Tide in the British Maritime IndustriesChange and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Alan G. Jamieson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines how the principal British maritime industries – shipping, shipbuilding and ports – adapted, or failed to adapt, to a changing world in the period 1918 to 1990, and discusses their ... More

Faith, Fraternity and FightingThe Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Faith, Fraternity and Fighting: The Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239390
eISBN:
9781846313110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313110
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book fills a gap in modern British historiography. Despite its public profile, the Orange Order has not attracted commensurate scholarly attention. Uncritical apologists apart, historians have ... More

Families and Social WorkersThe Work of Family Service Units 1940–1985

Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units 1940–1985

Pat Starkey (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236566
eISBN:
9781846313127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313127
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the origins, development, and impact of Family Service Units (FSUs), a voluntary social work agency that, during the post-war period, exercised an influence on the development of ... More

The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Constance Bantman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book recounts the story of the 500 or so French anarchists exiled in London between 1880 and 1914. As the anarchist movement went through a terrorist phase which was especially bloody in France, ... More

Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Richard Mc Mahon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Was pre-Famine and Famine Ireland a violent society? The dominant view among a range of commentators at the time, and in the work of many historians since, is that violence was both prevalent and ... More

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