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Principles of Freedom by Terence McSwiney on sale for €395.00
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Principles of Freedom

Terence McSwiney

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Principles of Freedom. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1921. First Irish Edition. Pages, 244. This copy signed by MacSwiney's daughter Máire MacSwiney Brugha, her husband Ruairi Brugha (the son of another famous republican, Cathal Brugha). Cloth coverslightly faded along spine, contents in very good condition. Terence MacSwiney died after 78 days on hunger strike in 1920, 'Principles of Freedom' was published posthumously in 1921. The book is based upon articles MacSwiney contributed to Irish Freedom during 1911 - 1912. MacSwiney is reputed to have been quoted by Mahatma Gandhi as the main inspiration for his own life's work leading to the downfall of the British empire in India; Ho Chi Minh said of MacSwiney: 'A nation which has such citizens will never surrender.'

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