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The case of Ireland in context: William Molyneux and his critics

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William Molyneux’s Case of Ireland (1698) is widely regarded as the most important work of Irish political thought published during the long eighteenth century. Over the last 40 years Patrick Kelly has analysed its arguments and patiently reconstructed the wider Anglo-Irish controversy of the late 1690s in a series of illuminating articles. But in the wider historiography, anachronistic readings of Molyneux still persist, focused on his alleged contributions to evolving ideas of Irish natio...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3318/priac.2018.118.07

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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Author
Publisher:
Royal Irish Academy Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics and Literature Journal website
Volume:
118C
Pages:
201-230
Publication date:
2018-11-01
Acceptance date:
2018-04-15
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ISSN:
0035-8991
Source identifiers:
843851
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pubs:843851
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pubs:843851
Deposit date:
2018-04-23

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