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The Wexford Rising in 1798 - Its Causes and its Course

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The Wexford Rising in 1798 is a classic exploration of this telling episode, a vital moment in Ireland's history, and characteristic of so many struggles that preceded it and followed it: Catholic against Protestant, people against establishment; just Irish cause and savage English repression; courage and idealism, faction and betrayal, brutality and military incompetence; the vain hope of international intervention.

The author's fascinating biographical notes on the key players and his use of unpublished letters and documents add scholarship and substance to his account of this brief but horrifying piece of history.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Dickson, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0094772509
ISBN-13:
9780094772502
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Constable
Title:
The Wexford Rising in 1798 - Its Causes and its Course

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The Wexford Rising in 1798 is a classic exploration of this telling episode, a vital moment in Ireland's history, and characteristic of so many struggles that preceded it and followed it: Catholic against Protestant, people against establishment; just Irish cause and savage English repression; courage and idealism, faction and betrayal, brutality and military incompetence; the vain hope of international intervention.

The author's fascinating biographical notes on the key players and his use of unpublished letters and documents add scholarship and substance to his account of this brief but horrifying piece of history.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Author(s):
Dickson, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0094772509
ISBN-13:
9780094772502
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Constable
Title:
The Wexford Rising in 1798 - Its Causes and its Course

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