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British Identities before Nationalism : Ethnicity and Nationhood in the Atlantic World, 1600-1800.

By: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (312 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511149641
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: British Identities before Nationalism : Ethnicity and Nationhood in the Atlantic World, 1600–1800DDC classification:
  • 305.80094109032
LOC classification:
  • DA125.A1 K53 1999
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- Part I Theological contexts -- 2 Prologue: the Mosaic foundations of early modern European identity -- The rise and fall of ethnic theology -- Sacred genealogies -- 3 Ethnic theology and British identities -- Chronological foundations -- The resilience of orthodoxy -- British beginnings -- Part II The three kingdoms -- 4 Whose ancient constitution? Ethnicity and the English past, 1600-1800 -- From immemorialism to Saxonism -- 5 Britons, Saxons and the Anglican quest for legitimacy -- The significance of the British church -- 6 The Gaelic dilemma in early modern Scottish political culture -- The making of early modern Scottish identity -- The politics of the Kirk -- Whigs, Jacobites and the ancient Gaelic constitution -- Civil religion -- Lowland identity and the politics of legitimacy -- 7 The weave of Irish identities, 1600-1790 -- Catholic ethnogenesis: the Old English, the Milesians and the pre-Milesian kingdom -- Protestant ethnogenesis: the New English, the Old English constitution and the Old Irish church -- Comparisons: ancient constitutionalism, gentry patriotism and colonial regnalism -- Part III Points of contact -- 8 Constructing the pre-romantic Celt -- Classification -- 'British' origins -- Ossian and the Picts -- The divorce -- 9 Mapping a Gothic Europe -- The European components of English Gothicism -- The Commonwealth tradition -- The eighteenth-century mainstream -- 'Britons' and the European' other' -- The limits of Francophobia -- Gothick Asia -- 10 The varieties of Gothicism in the British Atlantic world, 1689-1800 -- The Gothic identities of the Protestant Irish nation -- Defending Saxon America -- The Scottish Enlightenment and the rediscovery of a Gothic North Britain -- 11 Conclusion -- Index.
Summary: A comprehensive coverage of ethnic and national identities in the British world between 1600 and 1790.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- Part I Theological contexts -- 2 Prologue: the Mosaic foundations of early modern European identity -- The rise and fall of ethnic theology -- Sacred genealogies -- 3 Ethnic theology and British identities -- Chronological foundations -- The resilience of orthodoxy -- British beginnings -- Part II The three kingdoms -- 4 Whose ancient constitution? Ethnicity and the English past, 1600-1800 -- From immemorialism to Saxonism -- 5 Britons, Saxons and the Anglican quest for legitimacy -- The significance of the British church -- 6 The Gaelic dilemma in early modern Scottish political culture -- The making of early modern Scottish identity -- The politics of the Kirk -- Whigs, Jacobites and the ancient Gaelic constitution -- Civil religion -- Lowland identity and the politics of legitimacy -- 7 The weave of Irish identities, 1600-1790 -- Catholic ethnogenesis: the Old English, the Milesians and the pre-Milesian kingdom -- Protestant ethnogenesis: the New English, the Old English constitution and the Old Irish church -- Comparisons: ancient constitutionalism, gentry patriotism and colonial regnalism -- Part III Points of contact -- 8 Constructing the pre-romantic Celt -- Classification -- 'British' origins -- Ossian and the Picts -- The divorce -- 9 Mapping a Gothic Europe -- The European components of English Gothicism -- The Commonwealth tradition -- The eighteenth-century mainstream -- 'Britons' and the European' other' -- The limits of Francophobia -- Gothick Asia -- 10 The varieties of Gothicism in the British Atlantic world, 1689-1800 -- The Gothic identities of the Protestant Irish nation -- Defending Saxon America -- The Scottish Enlightenment and the rediscovery of a Gothic North Britain -- 11 Conclusion -- Index.

A comprehensive coverage of ethnic and national identities in the British world between 1600 and 1790.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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