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Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Wilk Gavin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the militant Irish republican movement in the United States from the final months of the Irish Civil War through to the Second World War. The narrative, crafted to appeal to both ... More


The search for direction, 1923–6

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The militant Irish republican movement in America witnessed a difficult period from 1923 to 1926. Once the IRA failed in its efforts to debilitate the new Irish Free State through military action, ... More


Transforming the Movement, 1927–30

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Once the Irish Republican Army and Clan na Gael became aligned in 1926, the militant Irish republican movement officially became transnational in nature. Soon afterwards, Cork IRA veteran, Connie ... More


Creating a new identity, 1931–5

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Public Safety Act issued by the Irish Free State government in 1931 officially outlawed the Irish Republican Army. The measures, which included the imprisonment of suspected IRA members, greatly ... More


Depression, survival and assistance, 1931–5

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the economic difficulties associated with the Great Depression affected American communities, IRA veterans who had settled across the US over the previous decade were now suddenly challenged with ... More


Guiding a bombing campaign from the United States, 1936–9

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the Irish Republican Army continued to become fractured with internal division and undermined by Fianna Fáil policies, the militant republican movement in Ireland became highly vulnerable. After ... More


Restrained action, 1940–5

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The outbreak of the Second World War severely debilitated the transnational networks related to militant republicanism. In Ireland, the Irish Republican Army was outlawed and lengthy internment was ... More


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