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    Legal texts as cultural documents: interpreting the Irish constitution

    Hanafin, Patrick (2000) Legal texts as cultural documents: interpreting the Irish constitution. In: Ryan, R. (ed.) Writing in the Irish Republic Literature, Culture, Politics, 1949-99. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780333736586.

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    Book synopsis: This collection, the first sustained attempt to account for the Republic of Ireland as a cultural entity, analyses the ways in which the state has adapted to, and to some extent, reinforced partition in Ireland. Shifting attention from the traditionally defined canon of Irish culture, and addressing the political and cultural narratives that underlie partition, it offers an original intervention in Irish studies, and a timely overview of a concept, the state, which profoundly affects Irish intellectual life at many levels.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 15:49
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:48


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