The I.R.A. and Its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923 / Edition 1

The I.R.A. and Its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923 / Edition 1

by Peter Hart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198208065

ISBN-13: 9780198208068

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book explores the lives, deaths, enemies, and victims of the most powerful guerrillas of twentieth-century Ireland: those of the Cork I.R.A. between 1916 and 1923. Drawing on an unprecedented body of sources, including numerous interviews this is a uniquely intimate study of revolution, guerrilla war, and ethnic conflict.

Overview

This book explores the lives, deaths, enemies, and victims of the most powerful guerrillas of twentieth-century Ireland: those of the Cork I.R.A. between 1916 and 1923. Drawing on an unprecedented body of sources, including numerous interviews this is a uniquely intimate study of revolution, guerrilla war, and ethnic conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198208068
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Abbreviations
1. Introduction: The Killing of Sergeant O'Donoghue
Part I: Revolution, 1916-1923
2. The Kilmichael Ambush
3. Rebel Cork
4. Dying for Ireland
5. The Cork Republic
Part II: Rebels
6. The Boys of Kilmichael
7. Volunteers
8. Youth and Rebellion
Part III: The Path to Revolution
9. The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Party
10. Volunteering
11. Guerrillas
Part IV: Neighbours and Enemies
12. Taking it out on the Protestants
13. Spies and Informers
Appendix: Sources and Definitions: I.R.A. Membership and Violence
Bibliography
Index

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