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The I.R.A. and its enemies : violence and community in Cork, 1916-1923

Author: Peter Hart
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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What is it like to be in the IRA - or at their mercy? This study explores the lives and deaths of the enemies and victims of the County Cork IRA between 1916 and 1923 - the most powerful and deadly  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hart
ISBN: 9780191677892 0191677892 9780198208068 0198208065
OCLC Number: 897013448
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
What is it like to be in the IRA - or at their mercy? This study explores the lives and deaths of the enemies and victims of the County Cork IRA between 1916 and 1923.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize for 1998.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 350 p. :) ill., maps.
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Killing of Sergeant O'Donoghue ; PART I: REVOLUTION, 1916-1923 ; 2. The Kilmichael Ambush ; 3. Rebel Cork ; 4. Dying for Ireland ; 5. The Cork Republic ; PART II: REBELS ; 6. The Boys of Kilmichael ; 7. Volunteers ; 8. Youth and Rebellion ; PART III: THE PATH TO REVOLUTION ; 9. The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Party ; 10. Volunteering ; 11. Guerrillas ; PART IV: NEIGHBOURS AND ENEMIES ; 12. Taking it out on the Protestants ; 13. Spies and Informers ; Appendix: Sources and Definitions: I.R.A. Membership and Violence ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Peter Hart.

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A superb, multi-layered history of the "intimate war" of this dark, iconic period in Cork ... a vivid deeply affecting book. * Mic Moroney, The Irish Times * Brilliant book. * Paul Bew, Spectator * Read more...

 
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