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Irish Rebellions 1798-1916



EUR 10.99

This is a concise history of the Irish rebellions, using newspaper reports, speeches, eyewitness accounts, and illustrative material. The text features the major events of 1798, 1803, 1848, 1867, 1898 and 1916, and the people involved: Wolfe Tone, Robert Emmet, Anne Devlin, Fintan Lalor, Gavan Duffy, James Stephens, O'Donovan Rossa, Padraig Pearse, Eamon de Valera, Roger Casement and Michael Collins, together with literary figures such as Thomas Davis and James Clarence Mangan. The book discusses the Young Irelanders, the Fenian Brotherhood, secret societies, the Manchester Martyrs, the Easter Rising and the growth of Sinn Fein.