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Ireland's allies : America and the 1916 Easter Rising / edited by Miriam Nyhan Grey ; [foreword by J. J. Lee]

Contributor(s): Nyhan Grey, Miriam | Lee, Joseph, 1942-.
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2016Description: xxxi, 480 pages : illustations, map, portraits ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781910820131 (hb).Subject(s): Irish -- United States | Irish -- United States -- History | Irish Americans -- History | Nationalism -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century | Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916 | Dublin (Ireland) -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 941.50821 Summary: This volume places the Rising in a transnational and transatlantic setting. In the process, this book expands our understanding of ethnic allegiances and the mechanics of revolutionary networks and diaspora nationalism. Irish cultural and political nationalists, especially in New York had worked assiduously for years to mobilise American opinion against the British presence in Ireland ... Twenty-five scholars excavate the ways in which the United States was a critical theatre of war in Ireland's journey towards independence ...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-470) and index.

This volume places the Rising in a transnational and transatlantic setting. In the process, this book expands our understanding of ethnic allegiances and the mechanics of revolutionary networks and diaspora nationalism. Irish cultural and political nationalists, especially in New York had worked assiduously for years to mobilise American opinion against the British presence in Ireland ... Twenty-five scholars excavate the ways in which the United States was a critical theatre of war in Ireland's journey towards independence ...

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