Synopses & Reviews
Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25 analyses the main events in Ireland from the initial crisis over the Third Home Rule Bill in 1912 to the consolidation of partition Ulster with the settling of the boundary issue in 1925.
Written with particular reference to the needs of students in further and higher education, each chapter contains an easy to follow narrative, guides to key reading on the topic, sample essay and examination questions and links to web resources.
The main text is supported by an appendix of contemporary sources and a range of additional information including a chronology of significant events, maps, a glossary of key terms and an extensive bibliography. This comprehensive text will allow students to get to grips with this turbulent and fascinating period of modern Irish history.
About the Author
Robert Lynch is Research Fellow at the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University, Belfast, UK. He is the author of The Northern I.R.A. and the Early Years of Partition (2006).
Table of Contents
Introduction: What Revolution?
1. Background to the Revolution, 1890-1910
2. The Ulster Crisis, 1912-16
3. The Easter Rising
4. The Rise of Sinn Fein, 1916-18
5. The Irish War of Independence, 1919-21
6. The Establishment of Northern Ireland, 1918-21
7. Truce and Treaty, July-December 1921
8. Partition in Practice, January-July 1922
9. The Irish Civil War, 1922-23
10. Consolidating the Revolution, 1923-1925