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Author Schmuhl, Robert, author.

Title Ireland's exiled children : America and the Easter Rising / Robert Schmuhl.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  941.50821 Sch56i 2016    ---  Available
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Description xvii, 210 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199) and index.
Contents John Devoy: the intrigue of exile -- Joyce Kilmer: the voluntary exile -- Woodrow Wilson: the denial of exile -- ...amon de Valera: the myth of exile.
Summary During their long struggle for independence from British rule, Irish repulicans looked west for hope, and with cause. By the turn of the 20th century, the Irish-American population in the United States was larger than the population of Ireland itself, and the bond between the two cultures was profound, even visceral. The Irish in America provided financial support but also the inspiration of example, proof that a national identity independent of England was achievable. The moment of crisis came in the armed insurrection during Easter week in 1916, when republican leaders rose up in a foredoomed effort to gather international sympathy for their cause. In "The Proclamation of the Provisional Government of the Irish Republic" that was read and circulated in Dublin on the first day of the Rising, The United States was the only country specifically singled out for offering help.
Subject Easter Rising (Ireland : 1916) (OCoLC)fst01352821
Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916.
Exiles -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Relations -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Relations -- United States.
Irish question.
Exiles. (OCoLC)fst00918139
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Irish question. (OCoLC)fst00979059
Ireland. (OCoLC)fst01205427
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780190224288
Standard No. 40025877559

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