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The Crimean War and Irish Society

Paul Huddie


The book is essentially a ‘home front’ study of Ireland during the Crimean War, or more specifically Irish society’s responses to that conflict. It complements the existing research on Irish servicemen’s experiences during and after the campaign, and also substantially develops the limited work already undertaken on Irish society and the conflict. It primarily encompasses the years of the conflict, from its origins in the 1853 dispute between Russia and the Ottoman Empire over the Holy Places, through the French and British political and later military interventions in 1854-5, to the victory, ... More

Keywords: Crimean War, Ireland, British Empire, Irish soldier, Irish nationalism, Sisters of mercy, Irish Famine, First World War, Boer War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382547
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Huddie, author
Irish Association for Professional Historians