Remembering the Year of the French - Irish Folk History and Social Memory

Beiner, Guy

Published by Univ of Wisconsin
ISBN 10: 0299218244 / ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4 avg rating
(6 ratings)

Synopsis:      Remembering the Year of the French is a model of historical achievement, moving deftly between the study of historical events—the failed French invasion of the West of Ireland in 1798—and folkloric representationsof those events. Delving into the folk history found in Ireland’s rich oral traditions, Guy Beiner reveals alternate visions of the Irish past and brings into focus the vernacular histories, folk commemorative practices, and negotiations of memory that have gone largely unnoticed by historians.
     Beiner analyzes hundreds of hitherto unstudied historical, literary, and ethnographic sources. Though his focus is on 1798, his work is also a comprehensive study of Irish folk history and grass-roots social memory in Ireland. Investigating how communities in the West of Ireland remembered, well into the mid-twentieth century, an episode in the late eighteenth century, this is a “history from below” that gives serious attention to the perspectives of those who have been previously ignored or discounted. Beiner brilliantly captures the stories, ceremonies, and other popular traditions through which local communities narrated, remembered, and commemorated the past. Demonstrating the unique value of folklore as a historical source, Remembering the Year of the French offers a fresh perspective on collective memory and modern Irish history.
 


Winner, Wayland Hand Competition for outstanding publication in folklore and history, American Folklore Society
 
Finalist, award for the best book published about or growing out of public history, National Council on Public History
 
Winner, Michaelis-Jena Ratcliff Prize for the best study of folklore or folk life in Great Britain and Ireland

“An important and beautifully produced work. Guy Beiner here shows himself to be a historian of unusual talent.”—Marianne Elliott, Times Literary Supplement

“Thoroughly researched and scholarly. . . . Beiner’s work is full of empathy and sympathy for the human remains, memorials, and commemorations of past lives and the multiple ways in which they actually continue to live.”—Stiofán Ó Cadhla, Journal of British Studies

“A major contribution to Irish historiography.”—Maureen Murphy, Irish Literary Supplement

"A remarkable piece of scholarship . . . . Accessible, full of intriguing detail, and eminently teachable.”?—Ray Casman, New Hibernia Review

 “The most important monograph on Irish history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to be published in recent years.”—Matthew Kelly, English Historical Review

“A strikingly ambitious work . . . . Elegantly constructed, lucidly written and inspired, and displaying an inexhaustible capacity for research”—Ciarán Brady, History IRELAND

“A closely argued, meticulously detailed and rich analysis  . . . . providing such innovative treatment of a wide array of sources, his work will resonate with the concerns of many cultural and historical geographers working on social memory in quite different geographical settings and historical contexts.”—Yvonne Whelan, Journal of Historical Geography

About the Author: Guy Beiner is lecturer in history at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. He has been a research fellow at Trinity College Dublin and an NEH Keough Irish Studies Fellow at Notre Dame University, and he is the author of many articles on modern Irish history and memory.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Remembering the Year of the French - Irish ...
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin
Book Condition: BRAND NEW

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Beiner, Guy
Published by University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Lyons Grumble
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. 0299218244 Paperback has only very minor shelf-wear, otherwise book and its pages are in excellent condition with no markings or damage. Ships Fast!. Seller Inventory # SWAN2000002

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 16.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Beiner, Guy
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Road Runner Books
(Lubbbock, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Good. Notes and underlines to text, crease to front cover. Clean copy. ; History of Ireland & the Irish Diaspora; 488 pages. Seller Inventory # 153600

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 14.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Beiner, Guy
Published by University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. 0299218244 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge - NICE. Seller Inventory # Z0299218244Z2

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 21.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0299218244

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Beiner, Guy
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Trader Cafe, LLC
(New Haven, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. In stock and ready to ship. Gift-quality. Ships with tracking the same or next business day from New Haven, CT. We fully guarantee to ship the exact same item as listed and work hard to maintain our excellent customer service.In stock and ready to ship. Gift-quality. Ships with tracking the same or next business day from New Haven, CT. We fully guarantee to ship the exact same item as listed and work hard to maintain our excellent customer service. Seller Inventory # 11281717

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Beiner, Guy
Published by Univ Wisconsin
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ Wisconsin. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2694830

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 30.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Beiner, Guy
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CE-9780299218249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Beiner, Guy
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # TX-9780299218249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Guy Beiner
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Minden, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0299218244-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 33.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Guy Beiner
Published by University of Wisconsin Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0299218244 ISBN 13: 9780299218249
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0299218244

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 28.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 18 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book