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Published: 15 March 2016

400 Pages | 21 black and white plates; 4 maps

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198732341

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The Rising (New Edition)

Ireland: Easter 1916

Fearghal McGarry

  • The story of the Easter Rising of 1916 -- told from the perspective of the ordinary rank-and-file revolutionaries themselves
  • Exploits recently released interviews with over 1700 eye-witnesses to provide new insights into almost every aspect of this seminal period
  • Shows how ordinary people became involved in the independence struggle in the context of the Great War -- and what their aspirations for a new Ireland were
  • Looks at the wider context of the Rising's revolutionary aftermath and how it changed the course of Irish history
  • New edition includes new preface and updated bibliography

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