The I.R.A. at War 1916-1923

The I.R.A. at War 1916-1923

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by Peter Hart
     
 


The essays in The I.R.A. at War propose a new history of this Irish revolution: one that encompasses the whole of the island as well as Britain, all of the violence and its consequences, and the entire period from the Easter Rising to the end of the Civil War. Using new research and questioning old assumptions, these sparkling essays by Peter HartSee more details below

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The essays in The I.R.A. at War propose a new history of this Irish revolution: one that encompasses the whole of the island as well as Britain, all of the violence and its consequences, and the entire period from the Easter Rising to the end of the Civil War. Using new research and questioning old assumptions, these sparkling essays by Peter Hart address these and other controversies to suggest new ways of looking at the history of the Irish Revolution of 1916-23.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199277865
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/24/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1A new revolutionary history3
2The geography of revolution in Ireland30
3The dynamics of violence62
4Paramilitary politics in Ireland89
5The social structure of the I.R.A.110
6Operations abroad : the I.R.A. in Britain141
7The Thompson submachine gun in Ireland revisited178
8Michael Collins and the assassination of Sir Henry Wilson194
9The Protestant experience of revolution in southern Ireland223
10Ethnic conflict and minority responses241

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