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Conclusion

in Northern Ireland

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 378 words.

The Conclusion highlights how potential exists now in Northern Ireland for an experiment important in the wider world. Can two identities and national allegiances be accommodated in the...

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Conclusion

Vanessa Schwartz.

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 691 words.

The ‘Conclusion’ summarizes what can be learned of post-Revolution France. The realities of modern France are more complex than nationalist pageants show. Power comes to those who unite...

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Divided Ulster: from plantation to partition

in Northern Ireland

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 8237 words.

‘Divided Ulster: from plantation to partition’ explores how, from the sixteenth century, Ireland's separate Gaelic society was steadily destroyed. It was the coincidence of conquest with...

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France hurtles into the future

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 6051 words.

‘France hurtles into the future’ charts France's contributions to technological development. The Eiffel Tower was a statement of France's commitment to the ideals of the Enlightenment. The...

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France stirs up the melting pot

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 5622 words.

‘France stirs up the melting pot’ investigates the effects of immigration on France. Revolutionaries believed ethnic pluralism would endanger unity, and to this day immigrants are expected...

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French and the civilizing mission

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 5957 words.

‘French and the civilizing mission’ outlines France's attempts to transmit their culture around the world. The Revolution adopted some ideas from the Old Regime, including an obsession with...

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The French Revolution, politics, and the modern nation

Vanessa Schwartz.

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 7700 words.

‘The French Revolution, politics, and the modern nation’ examines the effects of the French Revolution. The late eighteenth century was a revolutionary time, but in contrast to other...

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Home rule in Ulster: Stormont's record

in Northern Ireland

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 6558 words.

‘Home rule in Ulster: Stormont's record’ describes how Northern Ireland's purpose-built parliament building at Stormont, near Belfast, was opened in 1932, reflecting the desire of the...

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Introduction

Vanessa Schwartz.

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 2891 words.

The ‘Introduction’ emphasizes the importance of the French Revolution. Even 200 years on, the French Revolution's significance on both the national and international stage is understood....

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Life cheapens: the descent into war

in Northern Ireland

January 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: British History; European History; Political Geography. 10824 words.

‘Life cheapens: the descent into war’ explains how Loyalist political violence regained renewed effect with the civil rights movement. Most Protestants did not accept the claims of the...

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