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The killing of Major Denis Mahon : a mystery of old Ireland

Author: Peter Duffy
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A narrative account of the nineteenth-century assassination of an Anglo-Irish landlord whose demise occurred at the height of the Great Irish Famine evaluates Mahon's possible role in the sufferings of his tenants and draws on the observations of powerful period leaders.
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Genre/Form: History
Case studies
Named Person: Denis Mahon; Denis Mahon; Denis Mahon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Duffy
ISBN: 9780060840501 0060840501
OCLC Number: 148887326
Description: xiii, 368 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The consent of things --
Until decisive steps are taken --
In the name of god, do something for us --
Good and willing, idle and bad --
The supernumerary portion of the inhabitants --
Quiet and peaceable possession --
Wretched, sickly, miserable --
Upon their devoted heads let the result lye --
That flame which now rages --
Guilty of the blood of the murdered Major Mahon --
Decided measures --
-Summum jus, summa injuria --
So injudicious a course --
Conspire, confederate, and agree together --
It has been indeed, really proved --
This melancholy exhibition of human suffering.
Responsibility: Peter Duffy.
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A narrative account of the nineteenth-century assassination of an Anglo-Irish landlord whose demise occurred at the height of the Great Irish Famine evaluates Mahon's possible role in the sufferings of his tenants and draws on the observations of powerful period leaders.

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