Rebel Ireland: Easter Rising to Civil War

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Mercier Press Ltd, 2001 - History - 191 pages
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Tells the stories of the conflicts, with their scores of killings, and torture. Easter 1916 features the rebellion which took place in Ireland 90 years ago. The War of Independence - features the guerrilla war. The Civil War features few episodes in Irish history. This book also traces the causes, events and consequences of these events.
 

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Despite its brevity this is both an excellent introduction to the birth of the modern Irish state, and a useful resource on the period. Read full review

Contents

EASTER RISING 1 The RedGold Flame
7
Irish Volunteers and the Citizen Army
17
The Proclamation
27
Easter Week
35
The Executions
55
Aftermath
61
WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 7 Resort to Arms
67
Targets
79
Truce
105
CIVIL WAR 12 The Treaty and Document No 2
115
The Four Courts
125
Chronology of Civil War 157
132
Emergency Powers
137
Legion of the Rearguard
149
Biographical Index
161
Select Bibliography
182

Black and Tans and Auxies
87
Bloody Sunday
95

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