Ireland's 1916 Rising

Ireland's 1916 Rising

Explorations of History-making, Commemoration & Heritage in Modern Times

eBook - 2012
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Ireland's recent bailout by the EU and IMF has led to much lamenting over the loss of the sovereignty struggled for by earlier generations, in particular by the revolutionaries who rose against the unpopular political authorities in 1916. In light of the upcoming centenary in 2016, the time now seems ripe, therefore, to ask: why, how and in what ways has memory of the 1916 Rising persisted over the decades? This book uncovers the evolving relationship between past and present in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as evidenced by the most pivotal episodes in the Rising's commemoration an.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
ISBN: 9781283705677
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 516 pages) : illustrations, map


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