Download e-book for kindle: De Valera in America: The Rebel President’s 1919 Campaign. by Dave Hannigan

By Dave Hannigan

ISBN-10: 1847170862

ISBN-13: 9781847170866

Retraces the stairs of an immense trip of a pace-setter in exile that might resonate via Irish background for the remainder of the century ...

In June 1919 Eamon de Valera stowed away on a liner certain for brand spanking new York and walked into the Waldorf-Astoria utilizing the name ‘President of Ireland’. He spent eighteen months billeted within the costliest lodge on this planet. From this luxury base, de Valera criss-crossed the United States by way of airplane, boat and educate all through 1919 and 1920, publicising his nation’s plight and elevating greater than $5 million for the reason for Irish independence.

While the warfare of Independence raged again domestic, de Valera was once assisting the reason with packed engagements from Madison sq. backyard to San Francisco together with a complete viewers of over 1000000 humans. alongside the way in which he underwent a harsh and unforgiving political schooling that greater built him to dominate Irish politics for many years.

Offering a different tackle a well-known determine, and containing attention-grabbing new info and images, this booklet information an exciting and principally unknown episode within the profession of Ireland’s most famed politician.

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