Athlone 1900-1923: Politics, Revolution & Civil War

Athlone 1900-1923: Politics, Revolution & Civil War

By: John Burke (author)Paperback

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Athlone 1900-1923is perhaps the most detailed analysis ever completed of an Irish provincial town during this defining period in the country's history. Using a wide variety of local, national and international sources, this meticulously researched study provides the reader with a comprehensive history of the evolution of Irish nationalism in Athlone, drawing together all of the events, personalities and political philosophies that influenced not only the course of local politics, but also the fate of the Irish nation itself.

About Author

John Burke is an academic and author who lectures at GMIT in Irish history, Irish literature, and communications, acts as tutor to students undertaking history modules at N.U.I.G., and worked with the Office of Public Works at Clonmacnoise Visitors' Centre. He has presented lectures, hosted seminars, and participated in debates on a diverse range of topics including the Great Famine, Clonmacnoise, the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Irish War of Independence, Irish Civil War, and the origins of the Irish Volunteer movement in the 20th century

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845888596
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781845888596
  • ISBN10: 1845888596

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