Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 May 2016

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198745129

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First of the Small Nations

The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in Inter-War Europe, 1919-1932

Gerard Keown

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • The first comprehensive account of the beginnings of Irish foreign policy in its international context
  • Traces the international ideas and aspirations of the pre-1918 revolutionary generation in Ireland to the first decade of the Irish state in 1932
  • Offers a strong internationalist approach to Irish nationalism, addressing Ireland's contribution to the League of Nations and ties with Europe and America
  • Draws on a rich vein of archival sources and private papers