General Histories of the War of Independence (WoI), Truce Period and Civil War (CW)

By and large, the books listed on this page give overviews of the WoI, Truce Period or CW or focus on one of these three periods. Naturally some encompass periods slightly outside 1919-1923.

Author/ Editor

Name

Where?

Publisher

Year

Abbott, Richard

Police Casualties in Ireland 1919-1922

Cork

Mercier Press

2000

Abbott, Richard

Police Casualties in Ireland 1919-1922

Cork

Mercier Press

2019

Aubane Historical Society

Aubane versus Oxford: a response to Professor Roy Foster and Bernard O'Donnoghue

Aubane

Aubane Historical Society

2002

Augusteijn, Joost (Ed)

The Irish Revolution, 1913-1923

Basingstoke

Palgrave

2002

Barry, Michael

The Green Divide - An Illustrated History of the Irish Civil War

Dublin

Andalus Press

2014

Barry, Michael

The Fight for Irish Freedom - An Illustrated History of the Irish War of Independence

Dublin

Andalus Press

2018

Bew, Paul; Hazelkorn, Ellen & Patterson, Henry

Northern Ireland, 1921-2001: Political Forces and Social Classes

London

 

2003

Bowden, T.

The Breakdown of Public Security: The Case of Ireland 1916-1921 and Palestine 1936-1939

 

 

 

Boyce, D George

Englishmen and Irish Troubles 1918-1922

London

Jonathan Cape

1972

Browning, E.

Slaughtered Like Animals

London

 

2011

Clark, Gemma

Everyday Violence in the Irish Civil War

Cambridge

Cambridge University Press

 

Clifford, B.

War, Insurrection and Election in Ireland, 1914-21

Belfast

 

1997

Coleman, Marie

The Irish Revolution, 1916-1923

London

 

2013

Collins, Michael

The Path to Freedom

Cork

Mercier Press

1996

Coogan, Tim Pat & Morrison, George

The Irish Civil War

London

Seven Dials

1999

Costello, Francis

The Irish Revolution and its Aftermath 1916-1923

Dublin

Irish Academic Press

2003

Cottrell, P

The Anglo-Irish War: The Troubles of 1916-1923

Oxford

 

2006

Cottrell, P. (Ed)

The War for Ireland

Oxford

 

2009

Crowley, John; Ó Drisceoil, Donal and Murphy, Mike (Eds)

Atlas of the Irish Revolution

Cork

Cork University Press

2017

Curran, Joseph M

The Birth of the Irish Free State 1921-1923

Alabama

University of Alabama Press

1980

de Burca, Padraig and Boyle, John F.

Free State or Republic?

Dublin

UCD Press

2002

Doherty, Gabriel & Keogh, Dermot (Eds)

Michael Collins and the Making of the Irish State

Cork

Mercier Press

1998

Dolan, Anne 

Commemorating the Irish Civil War: History and Memory, 1923-2000

Oxford

 

2003

Dorney, John

Peace after the Final Battle: The Story of the Irish Revolution

Dublin

New Island Press

2014

Ferriter, Diarmaid

A Nation Not a Rabble - The Irish Revolution 193-1923

London

Profile Books

2015

Ferriter, Diarmaid and Riordan, Susannah (Eds)

Years of Turbulence: The Irish Revolution and its Aftermath

Dublin

UCD Press

 

Fitzpatrick, David

The Two Irelands 1912-1939

Oxford

OUP

1998

Fitzpatrick, David (Ed)

Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923

Dublin

Trinity History Workshop

1990

Fitzpatrick, David (Ed)

Terror in Ireland 1916-1923

Dublin

Lilliput Press

2012

Foster, Gavin M.

The Irish Civil War and Society: Politics, Class and Conflict

 

Palgrave Macmillan

 

Fox, R. M.

Green Banners: The Irish Struggle

London

 

1938

Garvin, Tom

1922: The Birth of Irish Democracy

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

1996

Grob-Fitzgibbon, B.

Turning Points of the Irish Revolution: The British Government, Intelligence and the Cost of Indifference

Palgrave

 

2007

Gwynn, D.

The History of Partition, 1912-1925

Dublin

 

1950

Harkness, D.W.

The Restless Dominion: The Irish Free State and the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1921-1931

London

 

1969

Hart, Peter

The IRA at War 1916-1923

Oxford

Oxford University Press

2003

Hepburn, A. C.

Ireland 1905-25, Volume 2, Documents and Analysis

Newtownards

Colourpoint Books

1998

Holt, E.

Protest in Arms

New York

 

1960

Hopkinson, Michael

The Irish War of Independence

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

2002

Hopkinson, Michael

Green Against Green: The Irish Civil War

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

2004

Hughes, K.

English Atrocities in Ireland: A Compilation of Facts from Court and Press Records

New York

 

1920

Jeffrey, Keith

The British Army and the Crisis of Empire, 1918-1922

Manchester

 

1984

Kautt, W., and Showalter, D.,

The Anglo-Irish War

London & New York

 Praeger Publishing

1999

Kissane, Bill

The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Oxford

Oxford University Press

2005

Kostick, Conor

Revolution in Ireland: Popular Militancy 1917 to 1923

London

 

1996

Laffan, Michael

The Partition of Ireland 1911-1925

Dundalk

Historical Association of Ireland

1983

Laffan, Michael

The Resurrection of Ireland - The Sinn Féin Party, 1916-1923

Cambridge

Cambridge Academic Press

1999

Lawlor, S

Britain and Ireland 1914-23

Dublin

 

1983

Litton, Helen

The Irish Civil War:  An Illustrated History

Dublin

Wolfhound

1995

Lynch, Robert

The Partition of Ireland 1918-1925

Cambridge

Cambridge University Press

2019

Lynch, Robert

Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25

 

Bloomsbury

 

Macardle, Dorothy

The Irish Republic

Dublin

Wolfhound

1999

Matthews, Kevin

Fatal Influence - The Impact of Ireland on British Politics, 1920-1925

Dublin

UCD Press

2004

McGolgan, J.

British Policy and Irish Administration 1920-22

London

 

1983

Mitchell, A. and Ó Snodaigh, P. (Eds)

Irish Political Documents: 1916-1949

Dublin

 

1995

Mitchell, Arthur

Revolutionary Government in Ireland: Dáil Éireann 1919-1922

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

1995

Morgan, Kenneth O.

Consensus and Disunity - The Llyod George Coalition Government 1918-1922

Oxford

Claredon Press

1979

Morrison, George

Revolutionary Ireland - A Photographic Record

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

2013

Neeson, Eoin

The Irish Civil War 1922-23

Swords

Poolbeg Press

1989

Neeson, Eoin

Birth of a Republic

Dublin

 

1998

Ó Brion, Leon

Revolutionary Underground: The Story of the IRB 1858-1924

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

1976

Ó Ruairc, Padraig Óg

Revolution - A Photographic History of Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Cork

Mercier Press

2011

O'Day, Alan

Irish Home Rule 1867-1921

Manchester

Manchester Academic Press

1998

O'Farrell, Brian

The Founding of Dáil Éireann

Dublin

 

1971

O'Hegarty, P S

The Victory of Sinn Fein

Dublin

UCD Press

1998

O'Reilly, Terence (Ed)

Our Struggle for Independence: Eye-witness Accounts from the pages of An Cosantóir

Cork

Mercier Press

2009

Philips, W Alison

The Revolution in Ireland 1906-1923

London

Longmans

1926

Rees, R

Ireland 1905-25 Volume 1 Text and Historiography

Newtownards

Colourpoint Books

1998

Regan, John M.

The Irish Counter Revolution 1921-36

Dublin

Gill & Macmillan

1999

Regan, John M.

Myth and the Irish State

Sallins

Irish Academic Press

2013

Smith, J.

Britain and Ireland: From Home Rule to Independence

Harlow

 

2000

Staunton, Enda

The Nationalists of Northern Ireland 1918-1973

Blackrock

Columbia Press

2001

The Kerryman

With the IRA in the Fight for Freedom 1919 to the Truce: Red Path of Glory

Tralee

The Kerryman Press

1955

Townsend, Charles

The British Campaign in Ireland 1919-1921

London

Oxford University Press

1975

Townsend, Charles

The Republic - The Fight for Irish Independence

London

Penguin

2014

Walsh, O.

Ireland's Independence 1880-1923

London

 

2002

Walsh, Paul V

The Irish Civil War 1922-1923

New York

 

1998

Wheatley, N.

Nationalism and the Irish Party

Oxford

 

2005

Williams, T D (Ed)

The Irish Struggle

London

Routledge & Keegan Paul

1986

 

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