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The I.R.A. and Its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

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This book explores the lives, deaths, enemies, and victims of the most powerful guerrillas of twentieth-century Ireland: those of the Cork I.R.A. between 1916 and 1923. Drawing on an unprecedented body of sources, including numerous interviews this is a uniquely intimate study of revolution, guerrilla war, and ethnic conflict.

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1. Introduction: The Killing of Sergeant O'Donoghue

Part I: Revolution, 1916-1923

2. The Kilmichael Ambush

3. Rebel Cork

4. Dying for Ireland

5. The Cork Republic

Part II: Rebels

6. The Boys of Kilmichael

7. Volunteers

8. Youth and Rebellion

Part III: The Path to Revolution

9. The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Party

10. Volunteering

11. Guerrillas

Part IV: Neighbours and Enemies

12. Taking it out on the Protestants

13. Spies and Informers

Appendix: Sources and Definitions: I.R.A. Membership and Violence

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780198208068
Author:
Hart, Peter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Peter
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
History, World | Irish
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Bibliography.Includes index.
Series Volume:
Volume 18: 1 April -
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 maps, 2 line illus.
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9 x 0.7 in 1.238 lb

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