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Author McConville, Seán.
Title Irish political prisoners, 1848-1922 : theatres of war / Seán McConville.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, ©2003.

Subject Political prisoners -- Ireland -- History.
Political prisoners -- England -- History.
Political violence -- Ireland -- History.
Government, Resistance to -- Ireland -- History.
Punishment -- England -- History.
Irish question.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 820 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 769-790) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Chapter Introduction -- chapter 1 The Young Irelanders -- chapter 2 Gentlemen convicts -- chapter 3 The Fenians: a dream of revolution -- chapter 4 The Fenians in prison -- chapter 5 Amnesty: Gladstone takes a chance -- chapter 6 The convict Michael Davitt -- chapter 7 The dynamitards -- chapter 8 The dynamitards in prison -- chapter 9 The Easter rising -- chapter 10 Internment: a training camp in Wales -- chapter 11 Imprisonment: war by other means -- chapter 12 Roger Casement: a question of honour -- chapter 13 Sinn Féin, 1917-19 -- chapter 14 'Frightfulness': Ireland, 1919-22 -- chapter 15 Bang and whimper, 1919-22.
Summary This is the most wide-ranging study ever published of political violence and the punishment of Irish political offenders from 1848 to the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922. Those who chose violence to advance their Irish nationalist beliefs ranged from gentlemen revolutionaries to those who openly embraced terrorism or even full-scale guerilla war.Seán McConville provides a comprehensive survey of Irish revolutionary struggle, matching chapters on punishment of offenders with descriptions and analysis of their campaigns. Government's response to political violence was determined by.
ISBN 0203987160 (electronic bk.)
9780203987162 (electronic bk.)
0415219914 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 61356564
Additional Format Print version: McConville, Seán. Irish political prisoners, 1848-1922. London ; New York : Routledge, ©2003 0415219914 (DLC) 2002073379 (OCoLC)49927086