Agony at Easter: the 1916 Irish uprising

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Macmillan, May 1, 1969 - History - 271 pages
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Though scorned by most of their fellow countrymen, they were convinced that through their defeat and death they would arouse the Irish people to a victorious fight for freedom. They were riight, out of their rebellion came a nationalism which led ultimately to independence.

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User Review  - John_Vaughan - LibraryThing

Oh what a book! What a sad, gory, glory and a shambles of conflicting orders, inadequate planning but glorious, poetic and stirring leadership. Yes, there was agony in the deaths, but many were of ... Read full review

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This is a very fine book about the Easter Rising. Coffey has used scads of sources, including interviews of, and writings by, many of the participants, and gives us an hour-by-hour, day-by-day account ... Read full review

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