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Hunt, Gerry, Griffin, Matt - At War with the Empire: Ireland's Fight for Independence - 9781847178169 - V9781847178169
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At War with the Empire: Ireland's Fight for Independence

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Description for At War with the Empire: Ireland's Fight for Independence Paperback. From the author of Blood Upon the Rose comes a graphic novel depicting the War of Independence, a gruelling guerilla war against British rule in Ireland that pitted brother against brother. Illustrator(s): Hunt, Gerry. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; FXZ; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 234 x 12. Weight in Grams: 222.
From the author of Blood Upon the Rose comes a graphic novel depicting the guerilla war against British rule in Ireland. At War with the Empire brings this turbulent era of Anglo-Irish relations to life with colourful artwork and lively text. It details the Declaration of Independence in 1919, the leaders involved in guerrilla warfare across the country, the groundbreaking signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 and the effects the Treaty had on Irish politics. Accessible and informative, this beautiful graphic novel is history at its best.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
64
Place of Publication
Dublin, Ireland
ISBN
9781847178169
SKU
V9781847178169
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-10

About Hunt, Gerry, Griffin, Matt
Gerry Hunt worked for twenty-five years as an architect, eighteen of them with the IDA. In 1986 he left architecture and began drawing political cartoons. From this, he moved on to drawing entire comics ... his first, self-produced, comic was a rhyming, Spanish-language work that he gave away to friends. His book The Streets of Dublin was included in an ... Read more

Reviews for At War with the Empire: Ireland's Fight for Independence
I've no idea why I haven't blogged about Gerry Hunts historical graphic novels before. We've had Blood Upon The Rose, the story of Easter 1916, since it was published in 2009. That was such a success that when At War With The Empire, the follow up came out, I ordered it straightaway. It was a no-brainer - my eldest son ... Read more

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