Friday October 30, 2020

Seeing the Rising from a female perspective

This book is much more than a simple history

17th January, 2016
Countess Markievicz: Lucy McDiarmid’s history is the story of women as soldiers

In the torrent of history books published to mark the 1916 centenary, a small number will stand out as worthy of repeated reprint. Lucy McDiarmid’s At Home In The Revolution is one of those books. Its concept is innovative, its substance is enlightening and surprising, and its style and production are a joy to read and hold.

The central focus of the work is the words and actions of women during the Easter Rising....

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