The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763-98: The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763-98: Volume II…

Paperback | October 15, 2009

EditorT. W. Moody, R. B. McDowell, C. J. Woods

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This edition of the writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763-98), barrister, United Irishman, agent of the Catholic Committee, and officer in the French revolutionary army, is intended to comprehend all his writings and largely to supersede the two volume Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone...written byhimself that was edited by his son and published in 1826. It consists mainly of Tone's correspondence, diaries, autobiography, pamphlets, public addresses, and miscellaneous memoranda. It is based on the original MSS if extant or the most reliable printed sources. Tone's participation in Irish politics in the early 1790s and his presence on the periphery of the ruling circle in revolutinary France from February 1796 to September 1798 is enough to make his writings a major historical source. However the literary quality of his writings, diaries, andautobiography enhance this importance. This second volume covers Tone's attempt to settle in America, the early days in France, his negotiations with the Directory, his entry into the French army, and the expedition to Bantry Bay.

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This edition of the writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763-98), barrister, United Irishman, agent of the Catholic Committee, and officer in the French revolutionary army, is intended to comprehend all his writings and largely to supersede the two volume Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone...written byhimself that was edited by his son and publi...

The late T.W. Moody was the doyen of modern Irish history, planning and establishing the magisterial New History of Ireland. Dr. R.B. McDowell is Fellow Emeriktus of Trinity College in Dublin. Dr. C.J. Woods is with the Dictionary of Irish National Biography

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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"The publication of volume two of the Clarendon Press edition of 'the writings' of Theobald Wolfe Tone will be widely welcomed ... a handsome and well-crafted work." --Irish Economic and Social History