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Before the Rising: Home Rule and the Celtic Revival

Shaw M (2016) Before the Rising: Home Rule and the Celtic Revival. In: Maley W (ed.) Scotland and the Easter Rising: Fresh Perspectives on 1916. Edinburgh: Luath Press, pp. 174-178.

Arthur Conan Doyle, a Scot of Irish descent and twice a candidate for the Liberal Unionists in Scotland, made a striking conversion to the cause of Irish Home Rule in 1911, influenced by his friend Roger Casement, on whose behalf he petitioned the British Prime Minister in 1916.

Author(s)Shaw, Michael
Publication date01/01/2016
PublisherLuath Press
Publisher URL…pectives-on-1916
Place of publicationEdinburgh
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