Eoin O'Duffy: A Self-Made Hero
Oxford: University Press, 2005. The story of probably one of the most controversial Irishmen of all time, who was a friend and ally of Michael Collins. First edition in original dust jacket. Twelve pages of fascinating photographs. xvi, 442 pp. 240 x 165 mm (9½ x 6½ inches). O'Duffy was an Irish nationalist military leader and popular conservative head of Fine Gael ("Irish Race"), who played a significant role in the development of the Irish armed forces and police. His support of fascism during the 1930s, however, cost him much of his popular support.<br /><br />The author Fearghal Mcgarry is an Historian of Modern Ireland, based at Queen's University Belfast.
Condition: Fine in fine, unclipped dust jacket. Now in removable clear protective wrapping.