Atlas of the Irish Revolution

984 pages

September, 2017

ISBN: 9781479834280



Add to Cart Available: 8/1/2017


John Crowley is Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University College Cork. He is co-editor of Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, the Atlas of Cork City and co-author of The Iveragh Peninsula: A Cultural Atlas of the Ring of Kerry with John Sheehan.

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Donal Ó Drisceoil is a lecturer in History at University College, Cork.

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Mike Murphy has been cartographer at the Department of Geography, University College Cork for over twenty-five years. He has worked on the Atlas of the Great Irish Famine,  Atlas of Cork City (2005) and The Iveragh Peninsula: A Cultural Atlas of the Ring of Kerry (2009).

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John Borgonovo is Lecturer in the School of History at University College Cork.  He has published numerous books and journal articles relating to the Irish the revolutionary period. His most recent monograph, The Dynamics of War and Revolution: Cork City, 1916-1918 was published by Cork University Press in 2013.

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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.


  • "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

  • "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 Ireland’s revolutionary years ever produced."

    Irish Examiner

  • "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