The Rediscovery Of Ireland's Past: The Celtic Revival, 1830-1930
Publish date: 1980
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
19th-century Irish culture was "marked by a growing sense of national identity, embracing the whole population, and linked to the Celtic past." Especially after 1829, there was a general European increase in interest in history, especially medieval. In Ireland this was important as a source of ident...