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Redefining loyalism, radicalism and national identity

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Lancashire under the threat of Napolean, 1798-1812
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Lancashire redefined popular politics and national identity in its own image. The perceived threat of invasion by Napoleon, together with the Irish Rebellion, sustained the evolution in extra-parliamentary politics that had begun in reaction to the American and French revolutions. The meanings and principles of 'radicalism,' 'loyalism' and 'Britain' continued to be debated and contested in 1798-1812. Elite loyalism became even more exclusive, developing into the Orange movement. Radicals ...

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St. John's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of History

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Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602323132
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