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Mick : Real Michael Collins - 06 edition

Mick : Real Michael Collins (ISBN10: 0143038540; ISBN13: 9780143038542)
ISBN13: 978-0143038542
ISBN10: 0143038540

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0670031474
ISBN10: 067003147X

Summary: Few leaders in history have been as mythologized as Michael Collins. Before his death at 31 he had fought in the Easter Rising organized the IRA and out-spied British intelligence negotiated the Anglo-Irish Treaty and run the first independent government in Ireland. Peter Harts groundbreaking biography restores humanity to this mythical figure. Drawing on previously unknown sources delving into Collinss pre-revolutionary past and assessing the methodsand the costsof his rise to power
''Mick'' reveals a man of often ruthless ambition more politician than soldier whose friendships went no farther than his interests. A work as thrilling as it is authoritative.
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Summary: Few leaders in history have been as mythologized as Michael Collins. Before his death at 31 he had fought in the Easter Rising organized the IRA and out-spied British intelligence negotiated the Anglo-Irish Treaty and run the first independent government in Ireland. Peter Harts groundbreaking biography restores humanity to this mythical figure. Drawing on previously unknown sources delving into Collinss pre-revolutionary past and assessing the methodsand the costsof his rise to power ''Mick'' reveals a man of often ruthless ambition more politician than soldier whose friendships went no farther than his interests. A work as thrilling as it is authoritative. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
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Publisher: Viking
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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