Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 January 2005

296 Pages | numerous tables; six maps and 1 figure


ISBN: 9780199277865

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The I.R.A. at War 1916-1923

Peter Hart

  • By the author of the best-selling The I.R.A. and its Enemies
  • Goes behind the violence of the I.R.A. to explore the mind of the guerrilla
  • Examines key issues such as the dynamics of violence, what makes a guerrilla, and the treatment of religious minorities
  • 'significant essays ... Peter Hart is to be praised', Paul Bew, TLS
  • 'a superb collection of essays about the Irish revolution ... The tremendously impressive range of sources consulted by Hart, together with the cold clarity of his historical analysis, make this a book of great importance ... excellent', Richard English, The Irish Times

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