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Patrick Pearse: the Triumph of Failure

Edwards, Ruth Dudley

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ISBN 10: 0575021535 / ISBN 13: 9780575021532
Verlag: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, UK, 1977
Gebraucht Zustand: Good Hardcover
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Ex-library copy with the usual marking, stamps and stickers. Text is clear and bright throughout. Cover is intact, though it is discoloured and shows signs of use and age, with some minor marking but no considerable signs of wear. Contains black and white images. Some pages are stained/discoloured, however, there is no obstruction to the text. First title page has been torn out. Page block is relatively discoloured. First British Edition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 177199

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Titel: Patrick Pearse: the Triumph of Failure

Verlag: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, UK

Erscheinungsdatum: 1977

Einband: hardcover

Zustand: Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Acceptable

Art des Buches: Ex-Library

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There has always been argument about whether Pearse's leadership of the Easter Rising in 1916 represented a failure or a triumph. Pearse, who found himself on Easter Monday proclaimed President of the Provisional Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Republic, took on himself the most bitter of roles at the finish: he was the first to make the move to surrender - and he was the first to be executed. In this re-issued major biography Ruth Dudley Edwards has placed Patrick Pearse in his historical, political and cultural context: she discusses his involvement with the Gaelic League, his role as a military leader in the nationalist movement and his claims as a socialist. Her account of his life does full justice to the story, recording its irony, absurdity and courage. This book will do much to arouse fresh interest in Patrick Pearse; it is sympathetic, balanced, meticulously researched, and above all highly readable.

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