Frank Aiken's War: The Irish Revolution, 1916-23

Frank Aiken's War: The Irish Revolution, 1916-23

by Matthew Lewis




From an adolescent farmer to a local Sinn Fein activist and provincial guerrilla leader, and eventually to chief-of-staff of the IRA. Frank Aiken has an early, hidden history. As with so many of his political generation, Aiken's path to politics bega

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906359829
Publisher: University College Dublin
Publication date: 10/20/2014
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Abbreviations ix

1 Introduction 1

2 A Prelude to Revolution 9

3 Emergence 23

4 War For Independence 62

5 Interlude 104

6 Offensive 134

7 Civil War 170

8 Conclusion 207

Appendix I Notes on Statistics 218

Appendix II Tables 223

Sources and Bibliography 226

Index 237

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