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Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Author: Ian S Wood
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.
Series: Societies at war.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This series is intended both to open up new approaches to the history of the Second World War and to re-assess established themes. Covering the civilian as well as the military aspects of the conflict, the series examines how societies waged war between 1939 and 1945, and the effects of war upon them.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Ian S.
Britain, Ireland and the Second World War.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian S Wood
ISBN: 9780748623273 0748623272 9780748630011 0748630015
OCLC Number: 465366636
Description: ix, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The origins of Éire's neutrality --
Éire's emergency, Britain's war --
Éire : crisis and survival --
Security, censorship and propaganda --
Fanatic hearts : the IRA, 1939-45 --
Éire in the emergency and the Irish in Britain --
Northern Ireland at war --
Emergency, war and their aftermath.
Series Title: Societies at war.
Responsibility: Ian S. Wood.
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This book illustrates the impact of the Second World War on people on both sides of the border in Ireland.  Read more...


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