The Irish Civil War and Society

Politics, Class, and Conflict

  • Gavin M. Foster

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About this book


The Irish Civil War and Society sheds new light on the social currents shaping the Irish Civil War, from the 'politics of respectability' behind animosities and discourses; to the intersection of social conflicts with political violence; to the social dimensions of the war's messy aftermath.


Ireland Civil War Revolution Republicanism Nationalism IRA Irish Free State Fianna Fail Cumann na nGaedheal Class Status Respectability Social Conflict Political Violence Animosity Clothing Irish Labour Land Agrarian Military conflict migration revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Gavin M. Foster
    • 1
  1. 1.Concordia UniversityCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49061-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-42570-6
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