1916: The Long Revolution

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Gabriel Doherty, Dermot Keogh
Mercier Press, 2007 - History - 469 pages
This book seeks to interpret the events of Easter Week 1916 as the central defining event of a 'long revolution' in Irish history. The origins of the long revolution lie in the second half of the nineteenth century, and its legacy is still being played out in the first years of the twenty-first century. Acknowledged experts on specific topics seek to explore the layered domestic and international, political, legal and moral aspects of this uniquely influential and controversial event. The contributors are: Rory O' Dwyer, Michael Wheatley, Brendan O'Shea and Gerry White, D.G. Boyce, Francis M. Carroll, Rosemary Cullen Owens, Jerome aan de Wiel, Adrian Hardiman, Keith Jeffrey, Mary McAleese, Owen McGee, Seamus Murphy, and Brian P. Murphy.

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Contents

Preface
15
Europe and the Irish crisis 190017
30
prelude to 1916?
45
Copyright

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Gabriel Doherty teaches in the Department of History, University College Cork. He received his BA in Modern History from Oxford University, having studied at Magdalen College between 1986 and 1989.

Professor Dermot Keogh is the Head of the Department of History in UCC. He has published widely on various aspects of twentieth century Irish history, including Michael Collins and the Making of the Irish State and recently 1916 - The Long Revolution and The Making of the Irish Constitution.

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