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Wolfe Tone.

Author: Marianne Elliott
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763-1798) was the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. As such his political ideas and the circumstances of his life and early death have become powerful political weapons in the hands of later nationalists. Today his name still arouses strong passions and he is hailed as the first prophet of an independent Ireland. Published originally in 1989, Marianne Elliott's book was the first major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Named Person: Theobald Wolfe Tone; Theobald Wolfe Tone
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Elliott
ISBN: 1846318076 9781846318078
OCLC Number: 994502940
Language Note: English.
Notes: Select BibliographyIndex.
Awards: Winner of (First edition) James S. Donnelly, Sr. Prize for History and the Social Sciences 1991
Winner of (First edition) Award for Biography given by The Sunday Independent/Irish Life 1990
Description: 1 online resource (914 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; A Tribute to Kay Dickason; Introduction; Part I Early Life (1763-1790); 1 Family and Education; 2 Sentimental Schooling; 3 Middle Temple; 4 Gentleman of the Law; Part II Politics (1790-1791); 5 Whig; 6 Radical; Part III Across the Religious Divide (1791); 7 Anti-Popery and the Rise of Presbyterian Radicalism; 8 Argument on Behalf of the Catholics; 9 Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen; Part IV Agent to the Catholics (1792-1793); 10 Uniting the Sects; 11 Catholic Agent; 12 Mission to the North. 13 Ascendancy on the Attack14 Catholic Convention; 15 Hopes Dashed; Part V War Crisis (1793); 16 Witch Hunt; 17 The United Irish Society in Disarray; Part VI Revolutionary (1794-1795); 18 Treason; 19 Emergence of a Revolutionary; 20 Exile in America; Part VII Mission to France (1796-1797); 21 Republican 'Ambassador' in Paris; 22 Irish Invasion Plans; 23 Adjutant-General; 24 Bantry Bay; 25 Roving Mission in Northern Europe; 26 Demise of Hoche; Part VIII Final Days (1797-1798); 27 Mission in Decline; 28 Crisis; 29 Trial and Death; 30 Aftermath; Conclusion: The Cult of Tone; Notes.

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This is the second edition of Marianne Elliott's award-winning and highly acclaimed biography of Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763-98), the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. Elliott has updated the  Read more...

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... Elliott is to be commended for this remarkable portrait. * Irish Literary Supplement, Fall *

 
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