The Treaty and Birth of a State: Personal and political perspectives explored in two new histories of the Treaty

As the centenary of the Anglo-Irish Treaty approaches, two new books tackle the personal issues and the political and wider effects the agreement had on Irish society

21st November, 2021
The Treaty and Birth of a State: Personal and political perspectives explored in two new histories of the Treaty
Members of the Irish delegation at the signing of the Irish Free State Treaty between Britain and Ireland in London on December 6, 1921. From left: Sinn Féin founder Arthur Griffith; EJ Duggan, Irish minister for finance; Michael Collins; and politician Robert Barton. Standing from left: author Robert Erskine Childers; lawyer George Gavan Duffy and John Chartres. Picture: Getty

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The Treaty

By Gretchen Friemann

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