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Politics of the Irish Civil War

Politics of the Irish Civil War

by Bill Kissane


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199273553
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2005
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bill Kissane is Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Government, London School of Economics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Decolonization and Civil War in Comparative Perspective
3. The Doctrine of Self-Determination and the Treaty Split
4. The Course of the Civil War
5. Explaining the Intractability of the Conflict
6. Civil Society under Strain: Intermediary Organizations and the Civil War
7. Protective Democracy and the Establishment of the Free State
8. 'Defending the Republic' and the Rise of Fianna Fail
9. Historians and the Civil War
10. Conclusion

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Politics of the Irish Civil War 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
thegeneral on LibraryThing 2 days ago
This book demolishes a lot of the prevalent myths about the Civil War, in particular the one that de Valera started it. Anyone who has read some works of Coogan should read this. The main issue I have with the book is the small font size likely to be an issue with some readers.