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Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Bryce Evans


In the first book detailing the social and economic history of Ireland during the Second World War, Dr Bryce Evans reveals the hidden story of the Irish Emergency. If the diplomatic history of Irish neutrality is familiar, the realities of everyday life are much less so. This work provides a clear summary of Ireland’s economic survival at the time as well as an indispensable overview of every published work on Ireland during the Second World War. While useful as a textbook introducing writing about the period, the book contributes a new and enlightening take on popular material and spiritual e ... More

Keywords: Ireland, War, Modern, Economic, Emergency, World, Neutrality, Social, Churchill, Lemass

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719089510
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bryce Evans, author