Something in the Blood

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Wilde evidently knew that British arms controlled every field of Ireland. In the 1770s Anglo-Irish politicians, inspired by ideas of liberty and equality, began to wind back (though not completely abolish) the Penal Laws. But quite apart from this, Richard English’s response to David Miller indicates an attitude unreceptive to nationalism as a positive force within society. One reason is that Red Rag are not simply art dealers buying and selling Irish art.

Pages: 225

Publisher: Univ of Queensland Pr; Reprint edition (August 1985)

ISBN: 0702213365

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