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An Irish Working Class: Explorations in Political Economy and Hegemony, 1800-1950
In An Irish Working Class, Marilyn Silverman explores the dynamics of capitalism, colonialism, and state formation through an examination of the political economy and culture of those who contributed their labour. Stemming from the author's academic research on Ireland for over two decades, the book combines archival data, interviews, and participant observation to create ...more
Paperback, 560 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by University of Toronto Press
(first published October 20th 2001)
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This is the third book I am currently reading/not-reading. Its very good, but its also very big, too big to carry on the train with me in the morning. I did try photocopying each chapter but its been so long since I looked at it that its hard to get back into it. Though I did find it interesting when I was reading it. Maybe I'll try and read a bit tommorrow on the way to work. If only I can find that photocopy. ...more