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The Black and Tans
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The Black and Tans

British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921
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ISBN-13:
9780199658824
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
11.10.2012
Seiten:
320
Autor:
D. M. (Assistant Professor of History Leeson
Gewicht:
490 g
Format:
234x156x16 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The Black and Tans and Auxiliaries are the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles, and were the focus of bitter controversy. Based on extensive archival research, this is the first serious study of the forces and the part they played in the Irish War of Independence.
Preface ; Maps ; List of abbreviations ; Note to the reader ; Introduction ; 1. The Two-Headed Ass: Coalition policy and Coalition Policing in Ireland ; 2. 'The Dark Hours are Dreaded': The War of Independence in West Galway ; 3. Constabulary in Khaki: The Black and Tans ; 4. Dr. Tudor's Beast Folk: The Auxiliary Division ; 5. One-Sided War: Police and Auxiliaries in Combat ; 6. 'Come Out, Sinn Fein!' Analysing Police Reprisals ; 7. The Devil's Work: Explaining Police Reprisals ; Conclusion ; Bibliography ; Index
The Black and Tans and Auxiliaries are the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles, and were the focus of bitter controversy. Based on extensive archival research, this is the first serious study of the forces and the part they played in the Irish War of Independence.