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Stephan Ball - A Policeman's Ireland:  Recollections of Samuel Waters, R.I.C - 9781859181898 - V9781859181898
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A Policeman's Ireland: Recollections of Samuel Waters, R.I.C

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Description for A Policeman's Ireland: Recollections of Samuel Waters, R.I.C Paperback. Samuel Waters served as an officer in the Irish Constabulary in all four provinces. His recollections encompass the Fenian Rising, the Land War and the 1916 insurrection. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BGHA; DNF; HBJD1; HBLL; HBLW; JKSW1; JPW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 0. Weight in Grams: 135.
Samuel Waters followed his father and grandfather into the Irish Constabulary, rising from district inspector in 1866 to assistant inspector general. His colorful and unembittered recollections encompass the Fenian Rising, The Land War and the 1916 Insurrection, after which he retired to Skerries in Co. Dublin. These memoirs illuminate the intelligence work of the R.I.C., as well as the social and sporting compensations of a policeman's life in all four provinces. Waters records unexpectedly friendly interactions between police and army in which he had to restrain a group of Fenian fans from beating ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Cork, Ireland
ISBN
9781859181898
SKU
V9781859181898
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Ref
99-10

About Stephan Ball
Stephen Ball is Professor at the London Institute of Education.

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