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Bitter freedom : Ireland in a revolutionary world / Maurice Walsh.

Walsh, Maurice, (author.).

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 941.508 WAL (Text) 36626103756151 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 941.5082 WAL (Text) 50577011047533 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 941.5 WALSH (Text) 33946003117160 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631491955
  • ISBN: 1631491954
  • Physical Description: xvi, 525 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in Great Britain by Faber & Faber Ltd. under the title 'Bitter freedom : Ireland in a revolutionary world, 1918-1922'"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-492) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Two funerals -- Victory of the rainbow chasers -- The American spirit -- Message to the world -- "Where Tipperary leads, Ireland follows" -- Over a policeman's body -- Ancient faiths -- The virtual republic -- "Would you shoot a man?" -- Bolshevism in the air -- A crowd of unknown men -- The stigma of race -- No pity -- Flying columns -- Frightfulness -- A republic of their own -- Not Irish in the national sense -- The Crown close at hand -- The quietest triumph -- Call to arms -- "Terror will be struck into them" -- Dumping arms -- Jazz mad.
Summary, etc.:
"In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's Paris 1919 comes this groundbreaking history of the Irish Revolution. The Irish Revolution has long been mythologized in American culture, but seldom understood. For too long, the story of Irish independence and its aftermath has been told only within an Anglo-Irish context. Now, in the critically acclaimed Bitter Freedom, journalist Maurice Walsh, with 'a novelist's eye for the illuminating detail of everyday lives in extremis' (Prospect) places revolutionary Ireland in the panorama of the global disorder born of the terrible slaughter of World War I, as well as providing a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human face of the conflict. In this 'invigorating account' (Spectator), Walsh demonstrates how this national revolution, which captured worldwide attention from India to Argentina, was itself shaped by international events, political, economic, and cultural. In the era of Russian Bolshevism and American jazz, developments in Europe and America had a profound effect on Ireland. Bitter Freedom is 'the most vivid and dramatic account of this epoch to date' (Literary Review)"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ireland > History > War of Independence, 1919-1921.
Ireland > History > War of Independence, 1919-1921 > Social aspects.
Ireland > History > 1910-1921.
Ireland > Politics and government > 1910-1921.
World War, 1914-1918 > Ireland.
World War, 1914-1918 > Political aspects.
World War, 1914-1918 > Influence.
Revolutions > History > 20th century.
World politics > 1919-1932.

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