Introduction1 The Irish Home Rule Debate, 1882-19212 French Canadians and the Irish Question, 1882-19213 Parallel Paths? Canada and Ireland, 1921-19394 Unionism versus Nationalism in Northern Ireland 5 "Ourselves Alone?" Neutral Eire and the Commonwealth at War6 Establishing the Irish Republic, 1948-19497 Irish Questions8 Canada and Ireland in the 1950s 9 Ireland: Roads not Taken 10 Canada: Change and Continuity11 Canada and the Early Troubles, 1969-1972 12 The Search for a Settlement13 A Farewell to Ireland?14 The Belfast Agreement EpilogueNotes; Index
This intriguing study sheds light on Canada's relationship with Ireland, revealing the origins, trials, and successes of the intimate and at times turbulent connection between the two countries.
Philip J. Currie holds advanced degrees in Canadian politics and British history. A Canadian citizen, he is a native of County Down, Northern Ireland.
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