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Constabulary in Khaki: The Black and Tans

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/9780199598991.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins with an examination of British recruits for the Royal Irish Constabulary, using information obtained from a cluster sample taken from the RIC's General Register. British police ... More


The British Culture of Paramilitary Violence in the Irish War of Independence

Anne Dolan

in War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter explores the role of paramilitarism on both sides of the Irish War of Independence. British paramilitarism, it is argued here, was shaped by the IRA's violence, by the nature of ... 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


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


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

Brian Heffernan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The guerrilla war waged between the IRA and the crown forces from 1919 to 1921 was a pivotal episode in the modern history of Ireland. This book addresses the War of Independence from a new ... 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


Introduction

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ireland was for centuries the victim of English, or British, imperialist oppression. Ireland, north and south, is still the victim of imperialism. The ‘Black and Tan war’ of 1919–21 was the first ... More


Priest and Victim: British Measures Against the Clergy

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/9780719090486.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The old RIC’s traditional rapport with the parish clergy became increasingly strained in 1920 as normal relations between the constabulary and society broke down. Moreover, the newly-arrived Black ... 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


Fifers, Tans, and Jazzers: Soundscape in Transition

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter follows the trajectory of Clare’s traditional soundscape from the early 1900s through the War of Independence (1919–1921) and Civil War (1922–1923) into the Jazz Age of the 1920s and ... More


“The Policy Is the Criminal”: War on the Discursive Frontier, July–August 1936

Matthew Kraig Kelly

in Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291485
eISBN:
9780520965256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291485.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the struggle between the Arabs, on the one hand, and the British and the Jews, on the other, to characterize one another as criminals and themselves as nationalists. It explores ... More


Irish nationalism before independence

Sonja Tiernan (ed.)

in The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088742
eISBN:
9781781708859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088742.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final section includes Gore-Booth’s writings in relation to Irish nationalism. Although not generally remembered as an Irish nationalist, the writings in this section reveal Gore-Booth as ... More


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