A new book, edited by UCC geographers and historians, is a hugely detailed record of Ireland's eventful decade from 1913 to 1923
The Atlas of the Irish Revolution a new book which sets out to illuminate the revolutionary years from 1913 to 1923. It's a huge production, with nearly a thousand pages featuring essays, reports and analysis from over 100 writers bringing together new research and a range of perspectives. Weighing in around 5kg, the publication also comes with a lavish selection of over 750 maps, tables, illustrations, photographs and documents.
Two of the book's editors, Donal Ó Drisceoil (senior lecturer in history at UCC) and Mike Murphy (cartographer at the Department of Geography, UCC), and book contributor Catriona Crowe (former archivist National Archives of Ireland) joined Myles Dungan on The History Show on RTE Radio One to discuss the book.
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The Atlas of the Irish Revolution, edited by John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil, Mike Murphy and John Borgonovo, is published by Cork University Press, price €59.00