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By Padraig Yeates

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

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

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

Once back, clash raged on Dublin’s streets, yet this time the fighters have been Irishmen – neighbours, associates, households – battling one another. For an exceptional many Dubliners, existence remained a cycle of grinding poverty, yet for lots of southern Unionists, ex-servicemen and anti-Treaty republicans, town turned a antagonistic atmosphere. And all of the whereas, the Catholic Church bolstered its grip on Irish cultural existence, providing a number of the important social providers an embattled govt used to be too negative and too preoccupied to supply its citizens.

In his exact and interesting sort, Pádraig Yeates uncovers unknown and missed points of the Irish Civil struggle within the capital and their effect at the remainder of the country.

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

‘A robust social heritage … reminds us that for all of the headline grabbing occasions, placing bread at the desk used to be nonetheless crucial precedence for most’
Professor Diarmaid Ferriter,
The Irish Independent

‘Reminds the reader of the way lifestyle went on part via aspect with the nice occasions of background. in brief, this is often an outstanding addition to the present literature.’
Irish Literary Supplement

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