• 1916: Dream & death: A commemorative annual on the impact of the Dublin Rising

Over the next few years History Ireland intends to produce a series of authoritative annual publications (in addition to the bi-monthly magazine) on the theme of commemoration. The first in the series will be:

1916: Dream & death

Featuring Joost Augusteijn, Joseph Connell, Joe Duffy, Roy Foster, John Gibney, Bartle Faulkner, Lar Joye, Darren Kelly, Joe Lee, Mary McAuliffe, Lucy McDiarmid, Derek Molyneaux, Brian P. Murphy, Maurice Walsh and Padraig Yeates. 


CONTENTS

Setting the Scene

What might have been—John Gibney


A brief history of a rebellion—Joseph E.A. Connell Jr


Rebels

Patrick Pearse: thoroughly modern man of Europe—Joost Augusteijn 


Shoot or salute? James Connolly and the dilemma of the colonised—Emmet O’Connor


Allies or auxiliaries?—Mary McAuliffe


Crown Forces

Slaughter at Mount Street—Derek Molyneux and Darren Kelly


Simply doing their duty—Bartle Faulkner


Armoured trucks and the 1916 Rising—Lar Joye


British army artillery in 1916—Lar Joye


Rifles in 1916—Lar Joye


The Helga II—Lar Joye


England’s difficulty is Germany’s opportunity—Lar Joye


Civilians


Non-combatant women—Lucy McDiarmid


Looters, deserters and ‘ordinary decent criminals’ in 1916—Padraig Yeates


Innocents lost and forgotten—Joe Duffy


Reflection

Empire’s difficulty was everyone’s opportunity—Maurice Walsh 


Yeats changed only slowly—Roy Foster


Limerick’s rebel prelate—Brian P. Murphy, OSM


Don’t let facts ruin a good argument—Joe Lee


Heroic sacrifice or criminal behaviour?—Compiled and edited by Joe Culley


Rewriting the Rising—John Gibney


Details
Author Joseph Culley, Tommy Graham and Nick Maxwell (editors)
Publisher History Publications Ltd
Publication Data To be published 15 Feb 2016 96 pages Full colour A4 Paperback

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1916: Dream & death: A commemorative annual on the impact of the Dublin Rising

  • ISBN: 9780993532801
  • Author(s): Joseph Culley, Tommy Graham and Nick Maxwell (editors)
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