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Liam Mellows : Soldier of the Irish Republic. Selected writings 1914-1922 / Conor McNamara

By: McNamara, Conor.
Publisher: Newbridge: Irish Academic Press, 2019Description: x, 221 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781788550789 : (pbk).Subject(s): Mellows, Liam, 1892-1922 -- Biography | Irish Republican Brotherhood -- Biography | Revolutionaries -- Biography. -- Ireland | Republicanism -- History -- 20th century. -- Ireland | Ireland -- Biography. -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916 | Ireland -- Biography. -- History -- War of Independence, 1919-1921DDC classification: 941.50821
Contents:
Index of Writings -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. Behold the Mysteries of Faith: Liam Mellows, A Life in Search of the Heroic -- Chapter 2. ‘Real live, earnest Irish rebel boys’, History of Na Fianna Éireann (1917) -- Chapter 3. Re-imagining Insurrection, ‘The True Story of the Galway Insurrection’ (1917) -- Chapter 4. ‘A cause that is as great as that of any race’, American Speeches, 1917–20 -- Chapter 5. ‘I have not fought for that Treaty’, Dáil Éireann Contributions, 1921–2 -- Chapter 6. ‘The Irish Republic is the People’s Republic’, Civil War Writings, 1922 -- Chapter 7. ‘I don’t care about myself. Work on and hope on’, Letters, 1917–22 -- Chapter 8. ‘I die for the truth. Life is only for a little while’, Final Letters, 1922 -- Epilogue: The Battle for the Soul of Liam Mellows
Summary: This landmark new study of the life of Republican leader Liam Mellows gathers letters, speeches, articles and IRA documents from archives in Ireland, the UK and the United States together for the first time to form an insightful analysis of Mellows’ short but intense life. -- Publisher
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Index of Writings -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. Behold the Mysteries of Faith: Liam Mellows, A Life in Search of the Heroic
-- Chapter 2. ‘Real live, earnest Irish rebel boys’, History of Na Fianna Éireann (1917) -- Chapter 3. Re-imagining Insurrection, ‘The True Story of the Galway Insurrection’ (1917) -- Chapter 4. ‘A cause that is as great as that of any race’, American Speeches, 1917–20 -- Chapter 5. ‘I have not fought for that Treaty’, Dáil Éireann Contributions, 1921–2 -- Chapter 6. ‘The Irish Republic is the People’s Republic’, Civil War Writings, 1922 -- Chapter 7. ‘I don’t care about myself. Work on and hope on’, Letters, 1917–22 -- Chapter 8. ‘I die for the truth. Life is only for a little while’, Final Letters, 1922 -- Epilogue: The Battle for the Soul of Liam Mellows

This landmark new study of the life of Republican leader Liam Mellows gathers letters, speeches, articles and IRA documents from archives in Ireland, the UK and the United States together for the first time to form an insightful analysis of Mellows’ short but intense life. -- Publisher

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