Ireland, Colonialism and the Unfinished Revolution

New book by Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston


Robbie McVeigh and Bill Rolston have just published Ireland, Colonialism and the Unfinished Revolution (Beyond the Pale 2021).

According to the overview

Colonialism is at the heart of making sense of Irish history and contemporary politics across the island of Ireland.

In this exhaustive analysis, England’s oldest colony is considered in the context of the history of colonisation and anti-colonial politics throughout the world.

In painstaking detail, McVeigh and Rolston chart the centuries leading to the Act of Union, the struggles for Irish independence and the legacies of partition from 1921.

One hundred years later, the Union is in crisis and alternatives to partition are being seriously considered outside the republican tradition for the first time in generations.


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