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1916: The Long Revolution Gabriel Doherty

1916: The Long Revolution

Gabriel Doherty

Published March 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781856355452
Paperback
469 pages
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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 beingMoreThis 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 OShea 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.