Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941

Dissidents Irish Republican Women Ann Matthews reveals the story of Irish Republican women in the years following Irish independence from the divisions caused by the signing of the Anglo Irish Treaty which led to a fatal splintering

  • Title: Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941
  • Author: Ann Matthews
  • ISBN: 9781856359955
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ann Matthews reveals the story of Irish Republican women in the years following Irish independence, from the divisions caused by the signing of the Anglo Irish Treaty, which led to a fatal splintering of the women s Republican organization Cumann na mBan, through the effects of internment during the Civil War on female prisoners, and the relegation of the majority of womenAnn Matthews reveals the story of Irish Republican women in the years following Irish independence, from the divisions caused by the signing of the Anglo Irish Treaty, which led to a fatal splintering of the women s Republican organization Cumann na mBan, through the effects of internment during the Civil War on female prisoners, and the relegation of the majority of women in Irish politics to the margins She also asks whether by their constant bickering they were responsible for their own demise in the political arena.

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    1. This was a really interesting read for me. If you're particularly interested in early 20th century Ireland and Irish politics, you'll enjoy this. It was a good book that shed some light on the politics of the Irish Civil War and the Republican movement in general. Mostly I read this book, because I wanted to learn more about the movement of women out of the sphere of influence in Ireland. The Easter Rising and early Irish independence movement was greatly influenced and supported by women. They [...]

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