• 1916: the Morning After from the Courts Martial to the Tribunals

    1916:  the Morning After from the Courts Martial to the Tribunals
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    ISBN: 9781784080099
    Title: 1916: the Morning After from the Courts Martial to the Tribunals
    Author: COOGAN TIM PAT


    The 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath changed Ireland for ever. The British government's execution of 14 republican rebels transformed a group hitherto perceived as cranks and troublemakers into national heroes. Those who avoided the British firing squads of May 1916 went on to plan a new - and ultimately successful - struggle for Ireland's independence, shaping their country's destiny for the century to come.


    But what sort of country did they create? And to what extent does post-1916 Ireland measure up to the hopes and aspirations of 'MacDonagh and MacBride / And Connolly and Pearse'?


    Best-selling historian Tim Pat Coogan offers a strongly personal perspective on the Irish century that followed the Rising - charting a flawed history that is marked as much by complacency, corruption and institutional and clerical abuse, as it is by the sacrifices and nation-building achievements of the Republic's founding fathers.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $40.00
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