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Post by SonOfTheExiles » December 31st, 2015, 2:00 pm

...well, I am! ...my wife (Irish extraction) informs me that 2016 is the centenary of the Easter Uprising, and I was wondering whether material relating to that might form a suitable subset within a third WW1 collection?

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Post by RuthieG » December 31st, 2015, 2:19 pm

I don't see this happening. Without getting into the politics of this, the only connection with WWI (as far as I know) is that it was presumably timed in the expectation that the British response might be weaker as the armed forces were rather busy elsewhere.

No reason at all why there shouldn't be a separate collection to mark the centenary, though. I imagine there is plenty of material available.

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Post by VfkaBT » January 4th, 2016, 2:56 pm

This is all that came up for Easter Rebellion (nothing for Uprising):
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45454

These come up for Easter Rising:
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24296
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12871

Home Rule books
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/subject/6171
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Post by annise » January 4th, 2016, 3:28 pm

VfkaBT wrote:This is all that came up for Easter Rebellion (nothing for Uprising):
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45454

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A chance to add a book written by a German about things happening at the time :hmm: Anne
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Post by RuthieG » January 4th, 2016, 4:12 pm

Hmm... a clear connection with the German Navy. Rather rattles my argument, doesn't it?

However, I still think this would be better handled separately from the First World War collection.

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