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Published: 10 March 2016

290 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745129

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First of the Small Nations

The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 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