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That neutral island : a cultural history of Ireland during the Second World War

Author: Clair Wills
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wills, Clair.
That neutral island.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)646530483
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clair Wills
ISBN: 9780674026827 0674026829
OCLC Number: 85018759
Notes: Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 2007.
Awards: Winner of ACIS Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture 2007
Description: vii, 499 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: This emergent Ireland --
Talk of escapism --
Mobilisation --
War at sea --
Invisible enemies --
War in the air --
Immobilisation --
The static generation --
The vanished generation --
Sacred egoism --
Paying for neutrality.
Responsibility: Clair Wills.
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