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He said the incident came at the time of a perfect storm in British affairs – the question of home rule for Ireland was deeply divisive in England as well as in Ulster, the parties in Westminster were already positioning themselves in readiness for the next election, and politicians and military trainers at Sandhurst, the British Army’s officer school, were acutely aware of, and wished to avoid, the example of the American Civil War.

Pages: 144

Publisher: Third House (December 1989)

ISBN: 187018811X

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