Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091667

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Transatlantic Defiance

The Militant Irish Republican Movement in America, 1923-45

Wilk Gavin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first one of its kind to examine the militant Irish republican movement in the United States after the Irish revolutionary period
  • Offers an important transnational perspective on Irish-American history in the early twentieth century
  • Incorporates an examination of more than eighty archival collections in the US, Ireland and Britain, including rarely used passenger records
  • Presents for the first time an account of the anti-Treaty IRA veterans who arrived in the US after the Irish Civil War
  • As the centenary commemorations associated with Irish revolutionary years begin, this book will offer a brand new American perspective and provide deep insight into the transatlantic militant Irish republican activities