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No ornamental member : a life in politics: John Roche MP, 1848-1914 / Aengus Kerrin and Brian J. Roche.

By: Kerrin, Aengus.
Contributor(s): Roche, Brian J.
Publisher: London : Linden, 2017Description: xii, 556 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781905487660 (hbk.).Subject(s): Roche, John, 1848-1914 | Land League (Ireland) -- History | Galway (Ireland : County) -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 941.74081
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. The land war in East Galway, 1872-1882 -- 2. The Woodford tenants' defence association, 1885-1886 -- 3. The plan of campaign -- 4. Coercion and outsiders' view of the agitation -- 5. The Irish Parliamentary party -- 6. The evicted tenatnts, 1892-1898 -- 7. The United Irish League, 1898-1903 -- 8. The ranch war, part one: agitation versus conciliation, 1903-1906 -- 9. The ranch war, part two: the liberals, 1906-1910 -- 10. Home Rule and buying out the landlords, 1910-1914 -- 11. Family matters -- 12. The legal background -- 13. Evicted tenants in parliament.
Summary: 'No ornamental member' is a biography of John Roche and a history of the Land War in east County Galway from the Land League (1879-1882) to the passing of Home Rule in 1914.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-April 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- 1. The land war in East Galway, 1872-1882 -- 2. The Woodford tenants' defence association, 1885-1886 -- 3. The plan of campaign -- 4. Coercion and outsiders' view of the agitation -- 5. The Irish Parliamentary party -- 6. The evicted tenatnts, 1892-1898 -- 7. The United Irish League, 1898-1903 -- 8. The ranch war, part one: agitation versus conciliation, 1903-1906 -- 9. The ranch war, part two: the liberals, 1906-1910 -- 10. Home Rule and buying out the landlords, 1910-1914 -- 11. Family matters -- 12. The legal background -- 13. Evicted tenants in parliament.

'No ornamental member' is a biography of John Roche and a history of the Land War in east County Galway from the Land League (1879-1882) to the passing of Home Rule in 1914.

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