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Author Gkotzaridis, Evi, 1969-
Title Trials of Irish history : genesis and evolution of a reappraisal, 1938-2000 / Evi Gkotzaridis
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DA908 G539 2006    AVAILABLE    30530000825026
Descript xi, 324 p. ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in modern European history ; 7
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-317) and index
The intellectual mood in the 1990s -- The revisionist -- Internal critique -- The loss of history and the new historians' fight against propaganda on the Irish and continental "front" -- The clash between the new historians and the bureau of military history -- Weaknesses in ethnographic method -- Theoretical underpinnings and their impact -- The claims of memory and critique -- The epistemological and philosophical position of Irish revisionism -- The revolution comes under revisionist scrutiny -- The concept of totalitarianism -- Revision, deconstruction, semiology -- Relativism and its opponents -- The problematic of ends and means -- Grappling with the problem of objectivity
Subject Historiography -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century
Ireland -- Historiography
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