skip to content
Judging W.T. Cosgrave : The Foundation of the Irish state Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Judging W.T. Cosgrave : The Foundation of the Irish state

Author: Michael Laffan
Publisher: Dublin : Royal Irish Academy, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In comparison with other 20th-century Irish leaders, W.T. Cosgrave has been neglected by scholars. This biography by a leading Irish historian uses sources not previously consulted to examine W.T. Cosgrave's career as a local politician, a rebel, a minister, the head of government for nearly 10 years, and the opposition leader. In particular, the book assesses his role as a state-builder and a key figure in the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: William Thomas Cosgrave; William Thomas Cosgrave; William Thomas Cosgrave
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Laffan
ISBN: 9781908996398 1908996390
OCLC Number: 889931563
Awards: Commended for Newstalk's Talking History Book of the Year 2014 2014 (Ireland)
Short-listed for Irish Book Awards: Journal.ie Best Irish-Published Book of the Year 2014 (Ireland)
Description: x, 412 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The President --
Becoming a Politician, 1880-1913 --
Fighting for Independence, 1913-21 --
Defending the Treaty, 1921-3 --
Building the Free State. 1923-7 --
Confronting Fianna Fail, 1927-32 --
Leading the Opposition, 1932-44 --
The Elder Statesman, 1944-65 --
Endnotes.
Responsibility: Michael Laffan.

Abstract:

This biography, which uses sources not consulted by other historians, examines his career as local politician, rebel, minister, head of government for nearly ten years, and opposition leader. In  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/889931563> # Judging W.T. Cosgrave : The Foundation of the Irish state
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "889931563" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Topic/statesmen> ; # Statesmen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Person/cosgrave_william_thomas_1880_1965> ; # William Thomas Cosgrave
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/941.7082092/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Topic/statesmen_ireland> ; # Statesmen--Ireland
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Place/ireland> ; # Ireland.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Topic/politics_and_government> ; # Politics and government
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Person/laffan_michael> ; # Michael Laffan
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "The President -- Becoming a Politician, 1880-1913 -- Fighting for Independence, 1913-21 -- Defending the Treaty, 1921-3 -- Building the Free State. 1923-7 -- Confronting Fianna Fail, 1927-32 -- Leading the Opposition, 1932-44 -- The Elder Statesman, 1944-65 -- Endnotes."@en ;
    schema:description "In comparison with other 20th-century Irish leaders, W.T. Cosgrave has been neglected by scholars. This biography by a leading Irish historian uses sources not previously consulted to examine W.T. Cosgrave's career as a local politician, a rebel, a minister, the head of government for nearly 10 years, and the opposition leader. In particular, the book assesses his role as a state-builder and a key figure in the Irish democratic tradition. -- Publisher description."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2213691119> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Judging W.T. Cosgrave : The Foundation of the Irish state"@en ;
    schema:productID "889931563" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908996398> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/889931563> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Person/cosgrave_william_thomas_1880_1965> # William Thomas Cosgrave
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1880" ;
    schema:deathDate "1965" ;
    schema:familyName "Cosgrave" ;
    schema:givenName "William Thomas" ;
    schema:name "William Thomas Cosgrave" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Person/laffan_michael> # Michael Laffan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Laffan" ;
    schema:givenName "Michael" ;
    schema:name "Michael Laffan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Place/ireland> # Ireland.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Ireland." ;
    schema:name "Ireland" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Topic/politics_and_government> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2213691119#Topic/statesmen_ireland> # Statesmen--Ireland
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Statesmen--Ireland"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908996398>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1908996390" ;
    schema:isbn "9781908996398" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.