The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland 1921-1938: 'Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr. Collins'
This book is a history of the Irish civil service and its response to revolutionary changes in the State. It examines the response of the civil service to the threat of partition, World War, the emergence of the revolutionary forces of Dáil Éireann and the IRA through to the Civil War and the Irish Free State. Questioning the orthodox interpretation of evolution rather tha...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 15th 2008 by Manchester University Press
(first published September 30th 2008)
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