The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution The Coming Revolution An insight into the political thought of one of the main architects of the Rising and of Ireland s Proclamation of Independence Full description

  • Title: The Coming Revolution
  • Author: Pádraic Pearse Pádraic Pearse
  • ISBN: 9781781170649
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Coming Revolution An insight into the political thought of one of the main architects of the 1916 Rising and of Ireland s Proclamation of Independence Full description

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    1. "Tiocfaidh ár lá"~ Gerry Not-in-the-IRA AdamsThe Coming Revolution is a mostly chronological record of all of the greatest political speeches and essays of Pádraig Pearse - the Easter Rising's famous "Big Cheese" and massively influential architect of modern Ireland - from somewhat humble beginnings in 1912 to his revolutionary obsessions of 1915 and 1916. These writings were first collected and published as one only a year after his death, and have endured for a century. Quite simply, I woul [...]

    2. Say what you want about Patrick Pearse (and there are a lot of opinions), you can't deny that the man had a gift for oration and writing. Whether you agree or disagree with them his arguments are so beautifully, constructed and articulated. I found so many of them beautiful, powerful and persuasive. It's easy to see why he became the leader of this movement.His first essay, The Murder Machine, is probably the most fascinating essay I've read on education. It's interesting to think about what he [...]

    3. Fantastic, definitive collation of the writings of Pádraig Mac Piarais, undeniably the most influential figure in modern, 20th century Irish History. Not totally chronological in order, at least in the beginning, as it fluctuates between 1913/14, but it does end on his last 'work' of the 31st of March 1916, just before the Easter Rising.Must-read for anyone interested in Irish history, Irish politics and Irish Nationalism.

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