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The Peter Hart Affair in perspective: History, ideology and the Irish Revolution

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Peter Hart's monograph, The IRA and its enemies: violence and community in Cork, 1916–1923, has been the subject of a rancorous debate in Ireland since its publication in 1998. In academic journals, in the press, and in the electronic media, Hart has been accused repeatedly of deliberately distorting evidence. The controversy turns on Hart's depiction of Irish revolutionary violence, and in particular upon a chapter entitled ‘Taking it out on the Protestants’, in which the IRA was portrayed a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0018246X17000139

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
1
Pages:
249-271
Publication date:
2017-08-23
Acceptance date:
2016-04-18
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EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
Source identifiers:
742243
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pubs:742243
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uuid:534d0937-9009-4d90-9c47-b360189d2651
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pubs:742243
Deposit date:
2017-11-02

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