(35.) Paul Roberts, "Caravats and Shanavests: Whiteboyism
and Faction Fighting in East Munster, 1802-1811," in Irish Peasant: Violence and Unrest, 1780-1914, ed.
In doing so he departs from traditional conceptual paradigms such as nationalism and modernisation and poses thought-provoking questions on the nature and homogeneity of the consciousness of Whiteboyism in early nineteenth-century Ireland.
The book is divided into three distinct parts: the first is mainly concerned with the historiography of Whiteboyism, the second deals in detail with agitation in Roscommon over a period of some fifty years and the third part contextualises Roscommon agitation in a Thompsonian moral economy framework.
He reconsiders whiteboyism
from the beginning of the 19th century in the county from a variety of historiographic perspectives.
While no one judged Glass as a case of whiteboyism
run amok, Blair, who is black, is now exhibit A for affirmative-action bashers: You see what happens when guilty liberals coddle the unqualified?