By Padraig Yeates

The long-awaited concluding quantity of Pádraig Yeates’ ‘Dublin at battle’ trilogy

In A urban in Civil conflict: Dublin 1921–1924, acclaimed historian Pádraig Yeates turns his awareness to Ireland’s bloody and hard-fought Civil battle and its influence at the capital urban and its inhabitants.

The attention-grabbing A urban in Civil War tells the tale of Dublin’s stricken passage to independence amidst the acrimony and upheaval of the Civil battle, a interval during which Dublin turned the capital urban of an autonomous Irish nation for the 1st time.

Once back, clash raged on Dublin’s streets, yet this time the warring parties have been Irishmen – neighbours, buddies, households – struggling with one another. For an exceptional many Dubliners, lifestyles remained a cycle of grinding poverty, yet for lots of southern Unionists, ex-servicemen and anti-Treaty republicans, town turned a opposed surroundings. And the entire whereas, the Catholic Church bolstered its grip on Irish cultural existence, delivering a few of the important social providers an embattled executive was once too negative and too preoccupied to supply its citizens.

In his certain and interesting type, Pádraig Yeates uncovers unknown and overlooked features of the Irish Civil conflict within the capital and their influence at the remainder of the country.

‘Pádraig Yeates excels as a social historian and not loses sight of the standard citizen.’
The Irish Times

‘A strong social historical past … reminds us that for all of the headline grabbing occasions, placing bread at the desk was once nonetheless an important precedence for most’
Professor Diarmaid Ferriter,
The Irish Independent

‘Reminds the reader of the way way of life went on part through part with the good occasions of historical past. briefly, this is often an outstanding addition to the present literature.’
Irish Literary Supplement

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