By Padraig Yeates

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

In A urban in Civil conflict: Dublin 1921–1924, acclaimed historian Pádraig Yeates turns his recognition to Ireland’s bloody and hard-fought Civil conflict and its effect 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 within which Dublin turned the capital urban of an self reliant Irish kingdom for the 1st time.

Once back, clash raged on Dublin’s streets, yet this time the fighters have been Irishmen – neighbours, acquaintances, households – battling one another. For an excellent many Dubliners, existence remained a cycle of grinding poverty, yet for lots of southern Unionists, ex-servicemen and anti-Treaty republicans, the town grew to become a adversarial setting. And all of the whereas, the Catholic Church bolstered its grip on Irish cultural existence, offering the various very important social companies an embattled govt used to be too negative and too preoccupied to supply its citizens.

In his unique and fascinating sort, Pádraig Yeates uncovers unknown and overlooked facets 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 background … 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 ways lifestyle went on facet through aspect with the nice occasions of historical past. in brief, this is often a good addition to the present literature.’
Irish Literary Supplement

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