The Irish Revolution 1916–23 in 100 documents

From the collections of UCD Archives

Edited by Kate Manning and Conor Mulvagh

The Irish Revolution 1916–23 in 100 documents

Edited by Kate Manning and Conor Mulvagh

Distributed for University College Dublin Press

250 pages | Colour images | 6.14173 x 9.2126
Cloth $35.00 ISBN: 9781910820575 Will Publish December 2020 For sale in North America only
Using 100 key documents from the unparalleled private paper collections in University College Dublin Archives, this book tells the story of the Irish Revolutionary period (1916-1923). The editors cover key events from the 1916 rising and its aftermath, to World War I and the establishment of the Irish Free State.
Contents
1)Introduction (McLoughlin/O’Connor) 2)Ireland and the SCW: the setting, Spain and Europe in 1936, clericalism and anti-clericalism in Spain and Ireland, politics in Ireland (O’Connor)3)Northern Ireland and the SCW: contrasting perspectives of Unionists and nationalists on Spain (O’Connor)4)First actions: Madrid, Lopera, and the defection of the Irish from the British battalion to the Lincoln battalion in January 1936 (O’Connor)5)Blood and Boredom at the Jarama: February-June 1937 (McLoughlin)6)Frank Ryan and the politics of the SCW in Ireland (O’Connor)7)Republican offensives (I): Pozoblanco, Brunete (McLoughlin)8)Republican Offensives (II): Aragón, Teruel (McLoughlin)9)Retreat and Capture, March 1938: Irish POWs (McLoughlin)10)Frank Ryan’s trial and imprisonment, 1938-1939 (McLoughlin)11)Attempts to Frank Ryan Released, 1939-1940 (McLoughlin)12)The Irish volunteers: discipline, desertion and punishment (McLoughlin/O’Connor)13) Over the Ebro: Last battle of the Internationals, July-September 1938 (McLoughlin)14) Withdrawal, homecoming, and the politics of commemoration (O’Connor)15) Conclusion (McLoughlin/O’Connor)
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