Ireland and India: Nationalism, Empire and Memory by M. SilvestriIreland and India: Nationalism, Empire and Memory by M. Silvestri

Ireland and India: Nationalism, Empire and Memory

byM. Silvestri

Hardcover | October 22, 2009

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This book examines the imaginative dimension of Irish-Indian imperial connections in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries by considerating the relationships between Irish and Indian nationalists, the construction of Irishmen as British imperial heroes, and Irish nationalist commemoration of the mutiny of a regiment of Irish soldiers in India.
MICHAEL SILVESTRI  is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Clemson University, South Carolina.
Title:Ireland and India: Nationalism, Empire and MemoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:298 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:October 22, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230216749

ISBN - 13:9780230216747

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Table of Contents

Introduction * 'Implacable Foes of the British Empire?: Irish and Indian Nationalists in North America
* The Sinn Fein of India: The Reception of Irish Revolutionary Nationalism in Bengal * The Paladin of the Frontier: The Construction of John Nicholson as a British Imperial Hero * An Irish Paladin: John Nicholson as an Ulster and Irish Imperial Hero * The Remains of Irelands Loneliest Martyr: The Commemoration of the Connaught Rangers Mutiny * Enemies of the Empire? The Imperial Context of the Connaught Rangers Mutiny * Conclusion