Defying the IRA?
Intimidation, coercion, and communities during the Irish Revolution
Brian Hughes is Associate Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Exeter.
List of Figures and Tables
List of Abbreviations
Note on the Text
1 Intimidating the Crown
2 Collecting the Rates: Dáil Éireann Local Government and the IRA
3 Civilians and Communities I: Non-cooperation and Defiance
4 Civilians and Communities II: Coercion and Punishment
5 Defying the IRA in Belfast
6 Old Enemies? July 1921–June 1922
This is a first class piece of work and will be indispensable to those interested in the history of ordinary people in Ireland during the war of independence as well as university level students of Irish and British history.
Declan O'Reily, British Journal for Military History
Hughes makes excellent use of both the Irish and British state record... he represents a vast number of stories of people whose allegiances, loyalties or histories cannot be neatly summarised or easily dismissed.
Deaglan Page Belfast Books
'Intellectually serious, impressively
researched, and very well written, this book will significantly enhance our
understanding of the grassroots dynamics of the Irish Revolution.'
'Intellectually serious, impressively researched, and very well written, this book will significantly enhance our understanding of the grassroots dynamics of the Irish Revolution.'
Publication: October 18, 2016
Series: Reappraisals in Irish History