Green Flag The Most Distressful Country, the Bold Fenian Men, Ourselves Alone

ISBN-10: 0140291652
ISBN-13: 9780140291650
Edition: 2000
Authors: Robert Kee
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Description: Ranging from the Protestant plantations, through Wolfe Tone and the Great Famine, to the founding of the Fenian Movement and the Irish Free State, this comprehensive history of Irish naitonalism provides a detailed and judicious analysis.

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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Ranging from the Protestant plantations, through Wolfe Tone and the Great Famine, to the founding of the Fenian Movement and the Irish Free State, this comprehensive history of Irish naitonalism provides a detailed and judicious analysis.

Robert Kee was born in 1919, has an Oxford degree and has been writing ever since he left the RAF, in which he was a bomber pilot, in 1946. He has worked for Picture Post, the Observer, and the Sunday Times, and has been a literary editor of the Spectator. He has taken part in current affairs programmes and documentaries for the BBC and ITV. Most recently he has written on Britain during the Second World War, 1939: The World We Left Behind and 1945: The World We Fought For; and Trial and Error about the Guildford Pub bombings.

Who Were Irishmen?
Treaty Night
Contradictions of Irish Nationality
Strongbow (1170) to the Ulster Plantation (1609)
Great Rebellion (1641) to Penal Laws (1703)
Majority Living (1703-1880)
Minority Politics, 18th Century
The First Irish Republicans
Ireland and the French Revolution
Wolfe Tone and Samuel Neilson
United Irishmen and Defenders
French Contacts
Defenders and Orangemen
Bantry Bay
United Irishmen in Trouble
New French Preparations
Repression, 1798
Rebellion in Wexford
Collapse of United Irishmen
The French Landing
The Union
The Making of the Union
Robert Emmet's Fall and Rise
The Failure of the Union
Daniel O'Connell and Catholic Emancipation
The Repeal Debate
O'Connell and Davis
'Monster Meetings'
Biding Time After Clontarf
O'Connell's Imprisonment and After
More 'Monster Meetings'
Repeal, Famine and Young Ireland
The Irish Confederation
Smith O'Brien's 'Rising' 1848
The Corpse on the Dissecting Table
Beginnings of the Fenian Movement
James Stephens at Work
Stephens In and Out of Trouble
1867: Bold Fenian Men
The Manchester Martyrs
The Tragedy of Home Rule
Beginnings of Home Rule
Parnell and the Land Crisis
Parnell and Home Rule
The Orange Card
Parnell's Fall
Second Home Rule Bill: Orangemen at Play
Nationalists at Ease
Growth of National Consciousness
Arthur Griffith and Sinn Fein
Asquith and the Third Home Rule Bill
Ulster Volunteers
The Liberal Nerve Begins to Fail
Volunteers and Home Rule
Volunteers and the European War
The 'Sinn Fein' Volunteers
Casement in Germany
The Dublin Rising, 1916
Executions and Negotiations
Ourselves Alone
Rebellion to De Valera's Election at Clare (July 1917)
The New Sinn Fein (July 1917-April 1918)
Conscription Crisis to General Election (December 1918)
Sinn Fein in a Vacuum (January-May 1919)
Michael Collins and Others (April-December 1919)
The Campaign of Killing (1919-20)
Enter Black and Tans (1920)
Murder by the Throat (1920)
War and Truce (1921)
Treaty (1921)
Nemesis (1922-3)
Epilogue
References
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Index

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