Ireland's Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising

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During the Easter of 1916, in the middle of the war in Europe, a rebellion took place in Ireland that sowed the seeds for the establishment of an Irish state independent of Britain. A seminal event in Irish history - the equivalent of America's 4 July - the Easter Rising had significant implications for other imperial relationships. By invoking the spirit of her 2.3 million 'exiled children in America', the rebels in Dublin proclaimed a new Republic one of whose role-models was the United States of America. As the Allies ...

Ireland's Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising 2016, University College Dublin Press, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9781910820131

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