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Start by marking Liam Mellows and the Irish Revolution as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Greaves sets about placing him where he deserves to be Unquestionably one of the most significant figures during the period leading up to the formation of the free state and the turmoil surrounding the time. During the treaty debates he posed the simple question of who will tell the English its time to go. His contribution to the debate which postulates men will get into office and hold power and men who get into office will not take any action for fear that there actions may mean their removal.
The Irish revolution was a national revolution. With these words Desmond Greaves introduces this book. He rightly regarded it as his most mature and significant work. It was directed by a small people isolated by geographical position, against what was then the most powerful Empire in the world. Its objects were to secure for the Irish people control of their own destinies so that they could solve their social and economic problems themselves. Its basis was the firm ground. But its story is shot through with heroism and romance. It was first published in 1971.
by Charles Desmond Greaves. Mellows was one of the most radical and intellectually questioning of the 1916-1922 political leaders
by Charles Desmond Greaves. Mellows was one of the most radical and intellectually questioning of the 1916-1922 political leaders. No other man so perfectly combines the realism and romance of the Irish struggle. This volume is considered by many to be the definitive biography of Mellows. It is a standard source for the period of Modern Irish History it covers - 1916-1922, when Ireland was partitioned.
Charles Desmond Greaves (27 September 1913 – 23 August 1988) was an English Marxist activist and historian. He wrote a number of books on Irish history as a Marxist historian. A member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, through the Connolly Association he was one of the key figures, along with Roy Johnston, responsible for inserting Marxist perspectives into the 1960s Irish republicanism, in relation to the Northern Ireland civil rights movement.
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Desmond Greaves, whose work and writings inspired the foundation of this Weekend School, was one of Ireland's leading labour historians. Nationalist fellow countrymen and women.
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Charles Desmond Greaves (27 September 1913 – 23 August 1988) was a British-Irish Marxist activist and historian. Greaves was born at 7A Rockville Street, Birkenhead. His father, Charles Edward Greaves, a post office official, and his mother, Amy Elisabeth Taylor, were Methodists, of mixed English, Irish and Welsh background.