The Green Flag: A History of Irish Nationalism

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Penguin UK, Jul 6, 2000 - History - 896 pages
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THE GREEN FLAG stands as the most comprehensive and illuminating history of Irish Nationalism yet published. For many years available as three separate volumes (THE MOST DISTRESSFUL COUNTRY, THE BOLD FENIAN MEN and OURSELVES ALONE), this outstanding history is now available as a single volume.

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

1202. The Green Flag The Turbulent History of the Irish National Movement, by Robert Kee (14 Dec 1972) This I found to be one of the best historical accounts ever read. It tells of the Irish struggle ... Read full review

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An intense, exhaustive look on a sad history. Read full review


Stephens In and Out of Trouble
Bold Fenian
The Manchester Martyrs
Beginnings of Home Rule
Parnell and the Land Crisis
Parnell and Home Rule
The Orange Card

Ireland and the French Revolution
Wolfe Tone and Samuel Neilson
United Irishmen and Defenders
French Contacts
Defenders and Orangemen
United Irishmen in Trouble
New French Preparations
Repression 1798
Rebellion in Wexford
Collapse of United Irishmen
The French Landing
The Making of the Union
Robert Emmets Fall and Rise
The Failure of the Union
Daniel OConnell and Catholic Emancipation
The Repeal Debate
OConnell and Davis
Monster Meetings
Biding Time After Clontarf
OConnells Imprisonment and After
More Monster Meetings
Repeal Famine and Young Ireland
The Irish Confederation
Smith OBriens Rising 1848
The Corpse on the Dissecting Table
Beginnings of the Fenian Movement
James Stephens at Work
Parnells Fall
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
The Sinn Fein Volunteers
Casement in Germany
The Dublin Rising 1916
Executions and Negotiations
Rebellion to De Valeras Election at Clare July 1917
The New Sinn Fein July 1917April 1918
Conscription Crisis to General Election December 1918
Sinn Fein in a Vacuum JanuaryMay 1919
Michael Collins and Others AprilDecember 1919
The Campaign of Killing 191920
Enter Black and Tans 1920
Murder by the Throat 1920
War and Truce 1921
Treaty 1921
Nemesis 19223
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Robert Kee lives in London SE5. He is a distinguished historian and broadcaster. Penguin also publish THE LAUREL AND THE IVY, Robert Kee's acclaimed life of Parnell.

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