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Title: Frank Aiken and the Fourth Northern Division : a personal and provincial experience of the Irish Revolution, 1916-1923
Author: Lewis, W. M.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2725 2443
Awarding Body: Queen's University Belfast
Current Institution: Queen's University Belfast
Date of Award: 2012
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This thesis examines the involvement of Frank Aiken and the Fourth Northern Division of the IRA in the Irish Revolution. Blending elements of biography and regional study it provides a detailed consideration of Aiken' s personal experience of the conflict, and that of the broader republican movement in the Armagh and south Down area. In doing so, it explores the themes of ideology, politics, military leadership, violence, sectarianism and intra-nationalist conflict. It also re-evaluates the popular perception of Frank Aiken and his transition from a provincial guerrilla leader to Free State politician and statesman.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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