1916-2016. The 1916 Easter Rising

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Abstract

Commissioned by An Post to commemorate the centenary of the Easter Rising, this illustrated book draws on eye-witness accounts to assess this key turning-point in modern Irish history. Leading historian Fearghal McGarry explores the impact of events at the General Post Office, as well as setting the rebellion in its wider historical context. His account concludes with an assessment of the Rising's commemoration since 1916 and a commentary on the definitive stamps issued by An Post to mark the formative event in the emergence of an independent Irish nation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherAn Post
Commissioning bodyAn Post
Number of pages108
ISBN (Print)9781872228662
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

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Historical Context
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McGarry, Fearghal. / 1916-2016. The 1916 Easter Rising. Dublin : An Post, 2016. 108 p.
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