Revolution in Ireland

Revolution in Ireland : Popular Militancy, 1917 to 1923

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'A very good book and one well worth reading.' Books Ireland
'An excellent counter-weight to the mass of Collins biography which forgets the revolutionary period.' Dr Mike Cronin, Sheffield Hallam University
'An essential addition to the library of any progressive interested in Ireland.' Morning Star
'For the first time in one book there is a full account of the strikes, factory occupations and land seizures which shook Irish society.' Socialist Review
'A wealth of information.' Workers Solidarity
Contents: Prelude to Rev * Growing Discontent * Sectarianism * Limerick Soviet * Repression & Resistance * War of Independence * Labour, Nationalism & Unionism * Truce to Treaty * Syndicalism & Civil War
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 20mm | 320g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745311237
  • 9780745311234

Table of contents





1. Prelude to revolution: 1913-1917

2. The growing discontent

3. Revolution and sectarianism

4. The Limerick Soviet

5. Repression and resistance

6. Workers in the War of Independence

7. Labour, Nationalism and Unionism

8. From Truce to Treaty

9. Syndicalism and Civil War

10. Conclusion



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About Conor Kostick

Conor Kostick lives in Cork and is an editorial board member of Socialist Worker. He has written an number of books on aspects of political theory.
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