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Marriage at Antibes, The

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By 1840, fully 1/3 of Ireland's population was totally dependent on the potato for its nourishment. The Irish Volunteers were not formed to fight the British government, but rather to ensure that the government did not waver in its intention to enact the Home Rule legislation which it had initiated in 1912. A useful starting point in assessing the significance of the Rising is to consider how popular and political attitudes to 1916 and its treatment in historiography – the way in which historians have written about and interpreted it – have changed over time.

Pages: 224

Publisher: The Lilliput Press Ltd (January 19, 1999)

ISBN: 1901866335

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