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That Neutral Island By Clair Wills

That Neutral Island
by Clair Wills

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Of the countries that remained neutral during the Second World War, none was more controversial than Ireland, with accusations of betrayal and hypocrisy poisoning the media.
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That Neutral Island by Clair Wills

Of the countries that remained neutral during the Second World War, none was more controversial than Ireland, with accusations of betrayal and hypocrisy poisoning the media. Whereas previous histories of Ireland in the war years have focused on high politics, That Neutral Island brings to life the atmosphere of a country forced to live under rationing, heavy censorship and the threat of invasion. It unearths the motivations of those thousands who left Ireland to fight in the British forces and shows how ordinary people tried to make sense of the Nazi threat through the lens of antagonism towards Britain.

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That Neutral Island Reviews


"'Revelatory.' Irish Times"

About Clair Wills


Clair Wills is Professor of Irish Literature at Queen Mary, University of London. Her previous books include a study of Paul Muldoon. She is an editor of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Literature.

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GOR001648691
That Neutral Island by Clair Wills
Clair Wills
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2008-02-01
512
0571221068
9780571221066
Winner of ACIS Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture 2007
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