Atlas of the Irish Revolution
Published by: NYU Press
984 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in, 500 Illustrations, color
- ISBN: 9781479834280
- Published: September 2017
The Atlas of the Irish Revolution is a definitive resource that brings to life this pivotal moment in Irish history and nation-building. Published to coincide with the centenary of the Easter Rising, this comprehensive and visually compelling volume brings together all of the current research on the revolutionary period, with contributions from leading scholars from around the world and from many disciplines.
A chronological and thematically organized treatment of the period serves as the core of the Atlas, enhanced by over 400 color illustrations, maps and photographs. This academic tour de force illuminates the effects of the Revolution on Irish culture and politics, both past and present, and animates the period for anyone with a connection to or interest in Irish history.
"Exhilarating." ~Irish Arts Review
""An extraordinary, monumental publishing achievement. It is not an exaggeration to say that Atlas of the Irish Revolution is the bible of this most important time in Irish history." ~Irish Central
"With just under 1000 pages, weighing 5kg and featuring hundreds of maps, photographs, paintings and other illustrations this spectacular volume is the most comprehensive treatment of Irelands revolutionary years ever produced." ~Irish Examiner
"This book magnificently dissects the Irish revolution of 1913-23, layer by layer by layer . . . it should be read, consulted and savoured for many years to come by anyone with an interest in modern Irish history." ~The Irish Times