By Kevin Kenny
This is often the 1st entire background of eire and the British Empire. It examines the several stages of Ireland's colonial prestige from the 17th century until eventually the current, in addition to the influence of Irish humans, politics, and nationalism at the Empire at huge. the result's a brand new interpretation of Irish historical past and its position within the upward thrust, enlargement, and decline of the British Empire.
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Even by the mid-sixteenth century, Ireland remained sparsely populated, with widely dispersed settlements, few towns, and diYcult internal communications. , p. 28. Cited in Treadwell, Buckingham, p. 30. , Strangers to that Land, p. 47. 9 Anthony Pagden, The Fall of Natural Man: The American Indian and the Origins of Comparative Ethnology (Cambridge, 1982), p. 26. 8 early modern ireland and english imperialism 31 during the summer months, a practice known as transhumance or ‘booleying’. From the perspective of Lowland England, this consumption-oriented, redistributive economy remained relatively unsophisticated.
But if integration and direct taxation made Ireland less expensive to govern than it might otherwise have been, this arrangement scarcely enriched the British exchequer. Certain British corporations, employers, entrepreneurs, landlords, or individuals made money out of Ireland, of course, but it is hard to see much beneWt to the wider British economy over time. From the government’s perspective, strategic concerns always clearly predominated. Did Ireland gain or lose from the imperial connection?
London, 1739), I, p. 450. See also, Nicholas Canny, ‘The Attempted Anglicisation of Ireland in the Seventeenth Century’, in J. F. , The Political World of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of StraVord, 1621–1641 (Cambridge, 1996), pp. 157–86. 4 For example, Buckingham, as Victor Treadwell has demonstrated, was a major agent of ‘Britishisation’ in Ireland between 1616 and 1628. Victor Treadwell, Buckingham and Ireland, 1616–1628: A Study in Anglo-Irish Politics (Dublin, 1998), p. 299. early modern ireland and english imperialism 29 England’s political and economic advantage and to Anglicize the native population.
Ireland and the British Empire by Kevin Kenny