Captain Jack White: Imperialism, Anarchism and the Irish by Leo Keohane PDF

By Leo Keohane

ISBN-10: 1908928921

ISBN-13: 9781908928924

ISBN-10: 190892893X

ISBN-13: 9781908928931

Captain Jack White DSO (1879 –1946) is an engaging but missed determine in Irish
history. Son of box Marshal Sir George White V.C., he grew to become a Boer warfare hero, and
crucially used to be the 1st Commandant of the Irish Citizen military. one of many few notable
figures in eire to claim himself an anarchist, he led a outstanding lifetime of motion, and
was a so much unsystematic philosopher. this can be a lengthy past due overview of his lifestyles and
times.
Leo Keohane vividly brings to existence the contradictory worlds and glamour of this mercurial
figure, who knew Lord Kitchener, was once a dinner spouse of King Edward and the
Kaiser, who corresponded with H.G. Wells, D.H. Lawrence and Tolstoy, and shared a
platform with G.B. Shaw, Conan Doyle, Roger Casement and Alice Stopford Green.
The founding father of the Irish Citizen military besides James Connolly, White marched (and
argued) with James Larkin throughout the 1913 Lockout, labored with Sean O’Casey, liaised
with Constance Markievicz and socialised with lots of the Irish activists and literati of
the early 20th century. a guy who lived many lives, White used to be the ultimate
outsider beset through divided loyalties with another philosophy and an lack of ability to
conform.

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