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The Irish War of Independence

Author: Michael Hopkinson
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hopkinson
ISBN: 0773528407 9780773528406
OCLC Number: 64223962
Description: xxi, 274 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Gathering storm: British rule in Ireland --
Background to the Irish Revolution --
pt. 2. Beginning: Outline of the War January 1919-June 1920 --
British administration 1919-April 1920 --
The Dáil government --
British security forces --
British policy at the crossroads, April-August 1920 --
pt. 3. Apogee: The Irish intelligence system and the development of guerrilla warfare up to the truce --
The War July-December 1920 --
From the imposition of martial law to the truce, the British perspective --
Guerrilla warfare in Dublin --
The War in Cork --
The War in Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny --
The War in Kerry and Clare --
The War in the west and north-west counties --
The Irish midlands, some surrounding counties and IRA activity in Britain --
pt. 4. Consequences: The north-east and the War of Independence --
The American dimension --
The peace process --
The path to the truce.
Responsibility: Michael Hopkinson.

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