The Rising (Centenary Edition): Ireland: Easter 1916


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The Easter Rising of 1916 not only destroyed much of the centre of Dublin - it changed the course of Irish history. But why did it happen? What was the role of ordinary people in this extraordinary event? What motivated them and what were their aims? These basic questions continue to divide historians of modern Ireland. The Rising is the story of Easter 1916 from the perspective of those who made it, focusing on the experiences of rank and file revolutionaries. Fearghal McGarry makes use of a unique source that has only ...

The Rising (Centenary Edition): Ireland: Easter 1916 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198732341