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Title:
The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798
Author:
Póirtéir, Cathal.
Publication Information:
Dublin : Mercier Press : published in association with Radio Telefis Eireann ; Boulder, Colo. : Irish American Book Co., 1998.
Physical Description:
187 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The state of Ireland before 1798 / David Dickson -- Three revolutions and a failure / Kevin Whelan -- France and the 1798 Rebellion / Hugh Gough -- Wolfe Tone and the republican ideal / Marianne Elliot -- Dublin's role in the 1798 rebellion / Tommy Graham -- 1798 in Antrim and Down / A.T.Q. Stewart -- Up not out: why did north-west Ulster not rise in 1798? / Breandán Mc Suibhne -- Wexford in 1798: a republic before its time / Brian Cleary -- General Humbert's campaign in the west / Harman Murtagh -- The prime informant: the life and times of 'The Sham Squire' Francis Higgins (1746-1802) / Thomas Bartlett -- Scoundrels all--priests and prelates in '98 / Dáire Keogh -- Partners in struggle: the women of 1798 / Mary Cullen -- 1798 and the balladmakers / Tom Munnelly.
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ISBN:
9781856352260
Format :
Book

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Central Library DA949 .G747 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

To mark the 200th anniversary of the 1798 Rebellion, RTE Radio 1 commissioned 13 historians to provide their insights into the rising. These lectures set Ireland in the context of Revolutionary Europe and trace the development of the United Irishman's political cultural philosophy.


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