Churchill and Ireland

Churchill and Ireland

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In the fifty years since Churchill's death, there has not been a single major book on his relationship to Ireland. It is the most neglected part of his legacy on both sides of the Irish Sea. Distinguished historian of Ireland Paul Bew now at long last puts this right. Churchill and Ireland tells the full story of Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish, from his early years as a child in Dublin, through his centralrole in the Home Rule crisis of 1912-14 and in the war leading up to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1922, to his bitter disappointment at Irish neutrality in the Second World War and gradual rapprochement with hisold enemy Eamon de Valera towards the end of his life.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
Characteristics: xiii, 215 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780198755210 (hbk.)
019875521X (hbk.)
Call Number: 941.084092 BEW


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