Thursday 13 December 2018

Co. Derry is the 7th book in The Irish Revolution series

The launch of Derry: The Irish Revolution, 1912-23 by Adrian Grant last week marks the arrival of the seventh in a series of books written by a new generation of historians exploring the experience of the Irish Revolution at a county level while addressing key developments and issues in the period. volume takes 1912 as its starting point, opening with an overview of the social, economic and political milieu, and the local experience of the War of Independence is treated in detail. Responses to the Truce of 1921, the Anglo-Irish Treaty, and partition are also considered. Each volume will close with an acute examination of the Irish civil war and its local impact.

Sligo was the first county examined in the series. There followed simailar treatments for Counties Waterford, Tyrone, Mayo, Limerick, Monaghan, and now Derry. The County Louth book will be published in Spring 2019.

The series publisher is Four Courts Press and each 192-page illustrated paperback is curently reduced from €19.95 to €17.95. For details of each book, click/tap the image above.