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Women of the Irish revolution / Liz Gillis.

By: Gillis, Liz.
Publisher: Cork : Mercier Press, 2014Description: 240 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 781781172056 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Ireland -- History -- War of Independence, 1919-1921 -- Women | Ireland -- History -- War of Independence, 1919-1921 -- Women -- Pictorial works | Ireland -- History -- Civil War, 1922-1923 -- Women -- Pictorial works | Ireland -- History -- Civil War, 1922-1923 -- WomenDDC classification: 941.50821 Subject: Women of the Irish revolution tells the story of the vital role that women played both directly and indirectly in the fight for Irish freedom from 1900-23. These women were part of a generation who made a conscious decision to stand up not only for their rights, but also for the rights of future generations, at a time when society viewed the role of women as that of mother and wife. The independence movement could not have suceeded without their contribution, which saw them put themselves in great danger in order to help free their country. The women from this period are the forgotten generation and it is now time to remember them.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women of the Irish revolution tells the story of the vital role that women played both directly and indirectly in the fight for Irish freedom from 1900-23. These women were part of a generation who made a conscious decision to stand up not only for their rights, but also for the rights of future generations, at a time when society viewed the role of women as that of mother and wife. The independence movement could not have suceeded without their contribution, which saw them put themselves in great danger in order to help free their country. The women from this period are the forgotten generation and it is now time to remember them.

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