The Coming Revolution: Political Writings of Patrick Pearse

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Pearse's skill as an orator is indisputable. His fiery idealism was one of the key motivators that brought the rebels to the GPO in 1916. This collection of his wrting showcase's this skill, but also the complex philosophy that underpinned it. Ranging from his theories of education articulated in 'The Murder Machine' (1912), through his orations on the great Fenian leaders of the past: Wolfe Tone, Emmet and O'Donovan Rossa; to his writings on 'The Separtatist Idea', 'The Spiritual Nation' and 'The Sovereign People' in the ...

The Coming Revolution: Political Writings of Patrick Pearse 2012, The Mercier Press Ltd, Cork

ISBN-13: 9781781170649

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