Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory, 1923-2000

July 10, 2003|
Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory, 1923-2000 by Anne Dolan
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This volume is about the commemoration of the Irish Civil War. Working from the perspective of the winners of a war no one wished to fight, it examines how the memory of the victor''s dead is treated in public and private spheres. This is achieved through examination of the methods and rituals of commemoration. The book''s importance, and its main difference from other books, lies in its close examination of the legacy of civil war bitterness in Ireland, a legacy which has, until now, been largely assumed and misunderstood.
Born at the very end of World War II in Northeast England, Paul Kennedy was the first in his family to go to a university college. After receiving his Ph.D. in philosophy at Oxford University, Kennedy came to the United States to work in Washington in the National Archives. A J. Richardson Professor of History at Yale University since ...
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Title:Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory, 1923-2000
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:254 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:254 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.67 in
Published:July 10, 2003
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521819046

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