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Strange Associations: The Irish Question and the Making of Scottish Unionism, 1886���1918 Catriona Burness

Strange Associations: The Irish Question and the Making of Scottish Unionism, 1886���1918

Catriona Burness

Published April 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781862321946
Paperback
236 pages
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This study of an important phase in the history of Scottish conservatism covers the making of Scottish unionism between 1886 and 1918. The analysis of their sometimes prickly but electorally fruitful relationship shows that liberal unionism and laterMoreThis study of an important phase in the history of Scottish conservatism covers the making of Scottish unionism between 1886 and 1918. The analysis of their sometimes prickly but electorally fruitful relationship shows that liberal unionism and later unionism played a vital role in the presentation and rehabilitation of conservatism in Scotland. In shedding fresh light on realignments in Scottish politics from 1886 to 1918, this study should be of use to students and researchers of Scottish history and politics.