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Gallagher, The Indivisible Island. The History of the Partition in Ireland.

Gallagher, The Indivisible Island. The History of the Partition in Ireland.

Gallagher, Frank. The Indivisible Island. The History of the Partition in Ireland. London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1957. 22cm x 13.5cm. 316 pages. Original Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Includes for Example: A nation through the centuries/ The plantations/ The eighteenth century/ The Union and after/ The idea of partition (1833-1912)/ The art of creating dissension/ The unity which all accepted/ The 1916 proposals/ The Convention of 1917/ ‘A measure to secure a united Ireland’, The Partition Act, 1920/ The Treaty Settlement/ The Special Constabulary/ Discrimination: The fate of a minority/ Gerrymandering/ The Imperial Contribution/ The two areas: Many similarities/ Unemployment follows dismemberment/ Partition was necessary etc.

Illustrations include: King Randolph Crossing the Boyne/ Walter Long, Lord Londonderry, Bonar Law and Sir Edward Carson, on the reviewing stand at a parade of the Ulster Volunteers in April 1912/ Theobald Wolfe Tone/ Thomas Davis/ William Smith O’Brien/ Charles Stewart Parnell/ John Redmond/ Earl of Midleton/ Rev. J.B. Armour/ Stephen Gwynn/ Arthur Griffith/ Eamon de Valera/ Lord Craigavon arriving in Downing Street in 1939 to confer with Neville Chamberlain etc.

Maps include: The origin of gerrymandering/ Boundary manipulation in North-East Ireland/ The diocesan divisions in the northern half of Ireland/ Rural and urban councils in 1920/ Parliamentary elections from 1884 to 1918/ Rural and urban districts with Nationalist and Tory majorities in 1951/ The results of the 1955 elections/ Linaskea before and after gerrymandering/ Enniskillen before and after gerrymandering/ The Armagh gerrymander etc.

Our price: EUR 35,-- 

Gallagher- The Indivisible Island
Gallagher- The Indivisible Island