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The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

D. M. Leeson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This is the story of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries — the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles. During the Irish War of Independence (1920–1), the British government ... More


Introduction

D M. Leeson

in The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

During the Irish War of Independence (1920–1) the British government recruited thousands of British ex-servicemen to serve as constables in the Royal Irish Constabulary, while also raising a ... More


Dr Tudor’s Beast Folk: The Auxiliary Division

D M. Leeson

in The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter tells the story of the Auxiliary Division, and shows how the history of this force was marked by confusion, disorganization, corruption and waste. After describing the Division's origins ... More


Conclusion

D M. Leeson

in The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins by providing a brief summary of the book’s answers to the questions posed in its introduction, and then goes on to show how the Irish case was far from unique. Social ... More


“Women—The Guardians of Price Control”: Working-Class Housewives, Consumer Activism, and the State

Emily E. LB. Twarog

in Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685591
eISBN:
9780190685621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685591.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

When the Office of Price Administration introduced its wartime rationing program, the Home Front Pledge Campaign, it sought the help of America’s women through mass meetings and then follow-up ... More


Conclusions and Prospects

Neil Myler

in Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034913
eISBN:
9780262336130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034913.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter begins by giving a brief overview of the arguments made in the main body of the book. It then examines prospects for extending the approach to other constructions that involve HAVE and ... More


“So Warlike a Disposition”

Mary Elizabeth Fitts

in Fit for War: Sustenance and Order in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400059
eISBN:
9781683400295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400059.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines how interactions with Carolina influenced Catawba militarism. In the early eighteenth century, Catawba warriors began to serve as ethnic soldiers, auxiliaries for the English ... More


The Reign of Frightfulness: Clerical Responses to the British Campaign

Brian Heffernan

in Freedom and the Fifth Commandment: Catholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As the conflict progressed, clerical criticism of the British campaign became ever more vociferous. The bishops gave a clear lead in their October pastoral of 1920. The sentiments expressed there ... More


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