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Wolfe Tone

Author: Marianne Elliott
Publisher: Liverpool [England] : Liverpool University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Theobald Wolfe Tone was the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. As such his political ideas and the circumstances of his life and 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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Theobald Wolfe Tone; Theobald Wolfe Tone; Theobald Wolfe Tone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Elliott
ISBN: 9781846318078 1846318076
OCLC Number: 773430577
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: xvii, 494 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Early life (1763-1790) --
Politics (1790-1971) --
Across the religious divide (1791) --
Agent to the catholics (1792-1793) --
War crisis (1793) --
Revolutionary (1794-1795) --
Mission to France (1796-1797) --
Final days (1797-1798) --
Conclusion: The cult of Tone.
Responsibility: Marianne Elliott.

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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

 
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