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Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798
     

Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798

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by Stuart Reid, Gerry Embleton (Illustrator), Sam Embleton (Illustrator)
 

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A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history. In 1798 with the British Army preoccupied in fighting France in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as guarding Southeast England from threatened invasion, a co-ordinated uprising broke out across the water in Ireland. Uniquely this was neither a Catholic nor a Protestant rebellion, but rather a

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A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history. In 1798 with the British Army preoccupied in fighting France in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as guarding Southeast England from threatened invasion, a co-ordinated uprising broke out across the water in Ireland. Uniquely this was neither a Catholic nor a Protestant rebellion, but rather a joint effort by leaders and insurgents from both sides of the community. The Irish Rebellion (1798) was directed against the corrupt government based at Dublin Castle and was inspired in part by the people's revolutions in America and France. This title illuminates the lives of the Irish peasants, armed mostly with pikes, who confronted the small number of British troops based in their country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849085076
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/20/2011
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954 and is married with two sons. He has worked as a librarian and a professional soldier and his main focus of interest lies in the 18th and 19th centuries. This interest stems from having ancestors who served in the British Army and the East India Company and who fought at Culloden, Bunker Hill and even in the Texas Revolution.

His books for Osprey include the highly acclaimed titles about King George's Army 1740-93 (Men-at-Arms 285, 289 and 292) and the British Redcoat 1740-1815 (Warriors 19 and 20).

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Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
TravelerCharlie More than 1 year ago
I acquired this over Barnes & Noble web site to read on vacation. But when I was in the Caribbean, away from any Internet access, I could not read the book without telling my NOOK the credit card number I used to purchase the book. Since I had used a gift card (I thought), and had no credit cards with me, and no idea which card I had used to open my Nook account, I was unable to read the book until returning home. Since I am a new Nook owner, I was unaware of how difficult the company makes it to acquire and read their books. Now I am looking for a good used Kindle.