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    Our War: Ireland and the Great War (The 2008 Thomas Davis Lecture Series) (Hardback) Edited by John Horne

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    DescriptionFrom the publishers of "Judging Dev" comes "Our War: Ireland and the Great War". This book, written by some of Ireland's leading historians, provides an Irish perspective on the Great War which saw over 200,000 Irish soldiers fighting. It relays the experience of ordinary Irish people during the war and chronicles the effect this war had, and still has, on Irish society. The lives and deaths of soldiers in the trenches, volunteer nurses, women, politicians and the workforce are all examined. Archival letters, diaries, wills and illustrations are reproduced which document the pride, fear, anxiety and sorrow felt by soldiers, nurses, sweethearts, families and friends. The book accompanies the "RTE Radio 1" series "Our War: Ireland and the Great War", which is being broadcast from November 2008 to late December 2008.


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    Title
    Our War
    Subtitle
    Ireland and the Great War
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John Horne
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,139 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781904890508
    ISBN 10: 1904890504
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBWN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/PREWWI
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027090
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBR
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 940.409417
    BISAC region code: 1.5.3.0.0.0.0
    DC22: 940.4/09417
    LC classification: D547.I6 O94 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHWR5, NHD
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.), ports., facsims.
    Publisher
    Royal Irish Academy
    Imprint name
    Royal Irish Academy
    Publication date
    24 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Dublin
    Author Information
    JOHN HORNE is Professor of Modern European History at Trinity CollegeDublin where he is Director of the Centre for War Studies. He is a leading expert on the Great War internationally and has published (with Alan Kramer) the prizewinning German Atrocities, 1914. A History of Denial (New Haven, 2001). He is currently editing the Blackwell Companion to the First World War (forthcoming 2009)and writing a history of France in the Great War.