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Roger Casement's 'Apocalypse Now' - Africa & 1916

On the centenary of Roger Casement's execution, we examine his legacy and his dual status as a 1916 martyr for Irish freedom and a traitor to the British Empire. In particular, we focus on his journeys through Africa, and how they affected him (2016)

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