1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence

1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence

There’s before 1916 and then there’s after. Between them lies the Easter Rising, when Irish republicans took up arms against British rule and changed the course of their country’s history forever. For though the resistance failed, it failed gloriously; the rebels were no longer a group of cranks and troublemakers in the public eye, but martyrs and national heroes, their example set the way for others and their mission lived on through the century to come.

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Kirkus Reviews : 1916 (November 08, 2016)

Not always easy reading but a book from which more than just Irish citizens can learn.


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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2016)

Collection: Thomas Dunne Books

Language: English


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