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That Neutral Island

A Cultural History of Ireland During the Second World War

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674026827

Publication Date: 09/30/2007

Short

512 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

32 halftones, 1 map

Belknap Press

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  • Map of Ireland
  • Introduction: An Irish Theatre of War
  • 1. This Emergent Ireland
  • 2. Talk of Escapism
  • 3. Mobilisation
  • 4. War at Sea
  • 5. Invisible Enemies
  • 6. War in the Air
  • 7. Immobilisation
  • 8. The Static Generation
  • 9. The Vanished Generation
  • 10. Sacred Egoism
  • 11. Paying for Neutrality
  • Afterword
  • Bibliographical Essay
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2007 Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture, American Conference for Irish Studies
  • 2007 Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History, English PEN
  • A Times Literary Supplement Best Book of the Year
  • An Irish Times Best Book of the Year
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