Making Ireland British, 1580-1650
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This is the first comprehensive study of all the plantations that were attempted in Ireland during the years 1580-1650. It examines the arguments advanced by successive political figures for a plantation policy, and the responses which this policy elicited from different segments of the population in Ireland.The book opens with an analysis of the complete works of Edmund Spenser who was the most articulate ideologue for plantation. The author argues that all subsequent advocates of plantation, ranging from King James VI and I, to Strafford, to Oliver Cromwell, were guided by Spenser's opinions, and that discrepancies between plantation in theory and practice were measured against this…
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/13/2003
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.32" tall
|Spenser Sets The Agenda|
|The English Presence in Spenser's Ireland|
|The Munster Plantation: Theory and Practice|
|Plantation in Ireland 1603-22: Theory and Practice|
|The Politics of Plantation, 1622-1641|
|The British Presence in Wentworth's Ireland|
|Plantation and Politics: The Irish Response|
|The Irish Insurrection of 1641|