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Author Wood, Ian S.

Title Britain, Ireland and the Second World War / Ian S. Wood
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 238 pages)
Series Societies at war
Societies at war.
Contents The origins of Éire's neutrality -- Éire's emergency, Britain's war -- Éire : crisis and survival -- Security, censorship and propaganda -- Fanatic hearts : the IRA, 1939-45 -- Éire in the emergency and the Irish in Britain -- Northern Ireland at war -- Emergency, war and their aftermath
Summary Drawing upon both published and unpublished sources, this book illustrates the war's impact on people on both sides of the Irish border and shows how it failed to resolve sectarian problems in Northern Ireland while raising higher the barriers of misunderstanding between it and the Irish state across its border
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Irish.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Ireland.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-1949.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010411241
ISBN 0748630015 (electronic bk.)
9780748630011 (electronic bk.)