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Some ethical questions of peace and war : with special reference to Ireland

Some ethical questions of peace and war : with special reference to Ireland

Author: Walter McDonald; Tom Garvin
Publisher: Dublin University College Dublin Press 1998
Series: Classics of Irish history
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text attacks the episcopal shift of political allegiance in Ireland after the 1916 Rising and the conscription crisis of 1918. Although a loyal Church member, McDonald believed that the Church's  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter McDonald; Tom Garvin
ISBN: 1900621185 9781900621182
OCLC Number: 1132625369
Description: XX, 140 p. 19 cm
Contents: Of certain recent statements made by representative Irish catholics; of whether Ireland was ever a united and fully independent nation; of whether Ireland ever acquiesced in loss of independence; of the possibility of loss of nationhood without acquiescence; of three degrees of conquest; of the effect of a transfer of jurisdiction secured by corruption; of how a people hitherto independent may be bound to union with others; of some conditions of self-determination; of the principle of home rule; of majority rule and the Ulster question; of the basis of taxation and of the financial relations between Great Britain and Ireland; on preparation for war - conscription; of certain causes that justify war; of the pressure that may be applied to secure local self-government; of the conduct of war - (1) bombardment of towns and reprisals, (2) blockade, (3) of the submarine; of some consequences of war.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history
Responsibility: ... Walter McDonald ; with an intr. by Tom Garvin.


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"Garvin show's the book's significance as demanding the Church should justify its behaviour in relation to its professed beliefs and extensive record of pragmatic co-operation with Dublin Castle, Read more...

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