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Eamon de Valera : a biography

M. J. MacManus

Eamon de Valera : a biography

by M. J. MacManus

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Published by Talbot Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • De Valera, Eamonn, -- 1882-1975,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1910-1921.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. J. MacManus.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination398 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16300704M

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A detailed biography of a man whom the author appears to dislike, but cannot help admiring. Curiously, while DeValera did not have a Jewish Problem, Tim Pat Coogan very likely does.

In an exhaustive biography of over pages, Coogan does not mention De Valera's close friendship with Rabbi Issac Herzog, the former chief/5(20). The Kindle edition does not say definitively when the book was written or first published, but internal evidence suggests that it was round about Consequently it is not a definitive biography (De Valera did not die until ), and it lacks both completeness and a longer historical by: 1.

Eamon de Valera: T In this landmark biography, Irish journalist and historian Tim Pat Coogan explores the remarkable legacy of one of Ireland's most influential political figures-Eamon de Valera.

With eloquence, wit, and exacting documentation, Coogan exposes the full spectrum of de Valera's rise and ultimate dominance in Irish politics, and /5.

Biography books Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power review – the man who made modern Ireland Eamon De Valera on the steps of No 10 Downing Street in It might be legitimately asked if. Eamon de Valera died in aged He was the Irish nationalist leader and President of the Republic of Ireland from to He was a very remarkable man.

In turn he had been a guerrilla commander, political prisoner, revolutionary, a civil war partisan, a founder and leader of a political party, an elder statesman and a head of s: Sinéad de Valera (née Ní Fhlannagáin; 3 June – 7 January ) was an Irish author of a number of children's books in both Irish and English.

She was married to Taoiseach and 3rd President of Ireland, Éamon de Valera. From the host of RTÉ’s Primetime and author of The Reluctant Taoiseach, the widely acclaimed biography of John A. Costello, Rise is the first volume of a major two-part reassessment of the man who shaped modern Ireland.

Eamon de Valera is the most single most consequential Irish figure of the twentieth century. He was a leader of the Easter Rising, the figurehead of the anti. The only redeeming features in the whole book are Mr. Turi’s critical examination of the many myth’s surrounding of De Valera’s parentage in Chapter 2, and the examination of De Valera’s poor performance as a military commander during the Rising in Chapter 4.

Because of his many controversial decisions made during the rebellion, civil war, and his long presidency, it is hard to find an objective biography on Eamon de Valera. However, Fanning’s biography is the fairest and kindest book I’ve read on the Long Fellow. Fanning goes out of his way to explain many of de Valera’s decisions, doing his 4/5.

De Valera (–) is the subject of many biographies, including several authorized productions that he carefully supervised. But Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power, by Ronan Fanning, stands out An astute, nuanced and highly readable life that manages to be both sharply critical and expansive in its this era of doorstop biographies, Fanning deserves extra praise for Cited by: 2.

Eamon De Valera A Biography by MacManus, M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Eamon de Valera, Irish politician and patriot, who served as taoiseach (prime minister; –48, –54, –59) and president (–73) of Ireland.

An active revolutionary fromhe became president of Sinn Féin in and founded the Fianna Fáil party in In he made his country a. Rise is the first volume of a major two-part biography of Eamon DeValera. ‘The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening’> Opinion: ‘A welcome compliment.

The Irish revolutionary leader and statesman Eamon De Valera () served as prime minister and later president of Ireland (). Eamon De Valera was born in New York City on Octo Inafter the death of his Spanish father, he was sent to live with his Irish mother's family in Country Limerick.

He graduated from the Royal. Eamon De Valera (ā´mən dĕ vəlâr´ə), –, Irish statesman, York City. He was taken as a child to Ireland. As a young man he joined the movement advocating physical force to achieve Irish independence and took part in the Easter Rebellion of of results for Books: "eamon de valera" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

Free UK Delivery by Amazon A Joint Biography of Collins and De Valera: A Joint Biography of Irish politicians Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera. by T. Ryle Dwyer out of 5 stars   A biography of Eamon de Valera who dominated Irish life and politics for much of the 20th century.

De Valera took part in the Rising and emerged as the country's leading revolutionary. His most controversial decision was to oppose the Anglo-Irish Treaty of /5. Eamon de Valera inspects troops outside the GPO in Dublin on the 25th anniversary of the Easter Rising: The English have an innate distaste for de Valera because he personifies an independent.

He served as editor of the Irish Press newspaper from to Today, he is best known for his popular and sometimes controversial books on aspects of modern Irish history, including The IRA, Ireland Since the Rising, On the Blanket, and biographies of Michael Collins and Éamon de Valera/5(62).

Eamon de Valera was prime minister or president of Ireland for most of five decades. Dwyer sees the split between them as personal as well as political. Both men were ambitious and often unscrupulous in getting what they wanted. De Valera, elected president of Ireland, feared Collins’s popularity and control of the army; Collins considered de /5(29).

Hardcover: pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; [1st American ed.] edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 2 customer ratings Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5, in Books (See Top in Books) # in England History5/5(2).Publishing to coincide with St.

Patrick's Day and the 75th anniversary of Irish Independence, this thorough, incisive, and wryly eloquent biography gives a sweeping portrait of Eamon de Valera, who was a part of Ireland and Irish politics for 50 years. of illustrations.Get this from a library! Eamon de Valera: a biography.

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