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Ireland and the Great War

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

First book to give a unified picture of Ireland's experience of the First World War.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Obligation: 'Irishmen remember Belgium'; 2. Participation: Suvla Bay, the Somme and the Easter Rising: the military experience of the war, abroad and at home; 3. Imagination: onlookers in France: Irish cultural responses to the war; 4. Commemoration: 'Turning the 11th November into the 12th July': Irish politics and the collective memory of war; Bibliographical essay.

Pressestimmen

Review of the hardback: '... a wise and beautifully researched study into the most sombre period in Ireland's history of the last century. It is an essential guide which steers a careful political and military path'. Kevin Myers, Irish Times Review of the hardback: 'Modern Irish history has been graced by wonderful books which are adaptations of lecture series ... This elegant work belongs in that tradition.' Adrian Gregory, The English Historical Review Review of the hardback: ' ... a scholarly contribution ... a must read for lovers of Irish history'. Irish Times Review of the hardback: 'Keith Jeffery's pioneering and splendid attempt to resurrect the war as a social and historical phenomenon in Ireland.' British Army Review Review of the hardback: 'These elegant essays bring a sense of gentle closure to an era both tragic and heroic. Ireland and the Great War will occupy a prominent place on the shelf of Irish historical literature.' Stand To Review of the hardback: 'Keith Jeffery's work is attractively produced and reasonably priced, and is sure to remain the standard work on Ireland and the Great War for many years to come.' War in History Review of the hardback: '... important new book ... It is the first book on Ireland and the Great War which can meaningfully serve as an undergraduate textbook or a guide to Ireland's experience of the war for the interested general reader ... sure to remain the standard work on Ireland and the Great War for many years to come.' War in History
EAN: 9780521773232
ISBN: 0521773237
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2014
Seitenanzahl: 221 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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