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Irish Revolution Bibliography


The following books provide an overview of the Irish revolutionary period including the War of Independence of 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War of 1922-23.

Augusteijn, Joost, From public defiance to guerrilla warfare: the experience of ordinary Volunteers in the Irish War of Independence, 1916-1921 (1996)

Boyce, D. George (ed.) The revolution in Ireland, 1879-1923 (1988)

Campbell, Fergus,
Land and the revolution: nationalist politics in the west of Ireland, 1891-1921 (2005)

Coleman, Marie, County Longford and the Irish revolution, 1910-1923 (2003)

Collins, Peter (ed.),
Nationalism and unionism: conflict in Ireland, 1885-1921 (1994)

Fitzpatrick, David, Politics and Irish Life, 1913-1921: provincial experience of war and revolution (1977)

Garvin, Tom, 1922: the Birth of Irish Democracy (1996)

Hart, Peter, The IRA and its enemies: violence and community in County Cork, 1916-1923 (1998)

Hopkinson, Michael,
The Irish War of Independence (2002)

Hopkinson, Michael,
Green Against Green: Ireland’s Civil War (1988)

Kissane, Bill, The Politics of the Irish Civil War (2005)

Laffan, Michael,
The resurrection of Ireland: the Sinn Féin party, 1916-1923 (1999)

Regan, John M,
The Irish counter-revolution, 1921-1936 (1999)

Townshend, Charles, The British campaign in Ireland, 1919-21 (1975)

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