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The Civil War was marked by conventional battles and guerrilla warfare, but there were other forms of violence in the clonflict too, including the burning of big houses around the country. In fact, more big houses were burned in the Civil War than in the War of Independence - which can be seen as part of a radical process of decolonisation, as Gemma Clark explains. Find out more about big house burnings and everyday violence in the Civil War here.