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Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State, 1914–1937

Specters of Empire

Authors: Link, Mandy

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  • Highlights the connections between war, memory, empire and decolonization in early Free State Ireland
  • Explores the private acts of remembrance of Irishmen who served in the British Army during the First World War against the changing political landscape of revolutionary and independent Ireland
  • Argues that the Great War was a far more integral and powerful part of Irish national identity in the early twentieth century than has previously been asserted
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This book focuses on how Irish remembrance of the First World War impacted the emerging Irish identity in the postcolonial Irish Free State. While all combatants of the “war to end all wars” commemorated the war, Irish memorial efforts were fraught with debate over Irish identity and politics that frequently resulted in violence against commemorators and World War I veterans. The book examines the Flanders poppy, the Victory and Armistice Day parades, the National War Memorial, church memorials, and private remembrances. Highlighting the links between war, memory, empire and decolonization, it ultimately argues that the Great War, its commemorations, and veterans retained political potency between 1914 and 1937 and were a powerful part of early Free State life.   

About the authors

Mandy Link is Assistant Professor of Modern European History at the University of Texas at Tyler, USA.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $64.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-19511-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-19510-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Remembrance of the Great War in the Irish Free State, 1914–1937
Book Subtitle
Specters of Empire
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-19511-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-19511-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-19510-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 217
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