Athlone 1900-1923: Politi, Revolution & Civil War by John Burke

By John Burke

Athlone: 1900–1923 may be the main precise research ever performed for an Irish city in the course of those tumultuous instances. it's a meticulously researched examine of ways the constructing fortunes of Irish nationalism performed out on an area level, a learn that is helping the fashionable reader to understand simply how the momentous political adjustments affected the lives of the town's electorate. all through this paintings, the motivations and ideologies of the neighborhood personalities that lent color to a lot of what happened are analysed, as are the results of nationwide and foreign occasions on Athlone’s development.

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