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    Cathal Brugha

    Fergus O'Farrell
    Cathal Brugha was a figure of central importance to the Irish Revolution and despite this, he is almost totally neglected in the history of this period. This is the first dedicated English-language biography to focus on this fascinating figure. Using new archival material from the Bureau of Military History, Fergus O'Farrell documents Brugha's career as a revolutionary. This closely-researched work examines Brugha's complex attitudes to violence as well as illuminating his commitment to political methods.
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