Michael Davitt /

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Author / Creator:King, Carla.
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press on behalf of the Historical Association of Ireland, 2009.
Description:xx, 122 p. ; 19 cm.
Series:Life and times. New series, 2009-1397
Life and times. New series.
Subject:Davitt, Michael, -- 1846-1906.
Davitt, Michael
Davitt, Michael, -- 1846-1906.
Land League (Ireland) -- Biography.
Fenian Brotherhood -- Biography.
Fenian Brotherhood.
Land League (Ireland)
Nationalists -- Ireland -- Biography.
Socialists -- Ireland -- Biography.
Politics and government
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8138780
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Other authors / contributors:Historical Association of Ireland.
ISBN:9781906359324 (pbk.)
1906359326 (pbk.)
Notes:Previous ed.: Dundalk : Dundalgan Press, 1999.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [112]-116) and index.
Summary:Son of evicted Mayo tenants, Fenian treason-felony prisoner Michael Davitt (1846-1906) was to become the driving force behind the Irish National Land League, an organization that mobilized Irish farmers in the first mass challenge to landlordism in Ireland. This is a biography of his life.
Table of Contents:
  • Background and early years, 1846-77
  • The New Departure and the Land League, 1878-82
  • After the Land League, 1882-91
  • The parliamentarian, 1891-9
  • The final years, 1900-6.