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A History of the Shutting of the Gates Celebrations 1775-1985

A History of the Shutting of the Gates Celebrations 1775-1985

ISBN-13: 9781802277852
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There is a saying that "the English never remember, the Irish never forget." This book focuses on one aspect of the most notorious sieges in British history, the Siege of Londonderry 1688-89. It explores some of the myths that surround the annual Shutting of the Gates Celebrations each December. Albert Jackson explains the origins of this annual event and its many facets, which are an integral part of the Celebration. He shows how cultural appreciation can help foster a better understanding of cultural identity in a diverse society. He also explains how the burning of the Lundy was introduced into the celebration, who made the Lundy effigy and its evolution in size and uniform through the years. The book also focuses on some of the lesser known facts about the Shutting of the Gates Celebration.

  • | Author: Albert Jackson
  • | Publisher: A Jackson
  • | Publication Date: Nov 10, 2022
  • | Number of Pages: 205 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 1802277854
  • | ISBN-13: 9781802277852
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