Irish peasant women in revolt: the Land League years

  title={Irish peasant women in revolt: the Land League years},
  author={Janet K. TeBrake},
  journal={Irish Historical Studies},
  pages={63 - 80}
Between 1879 and 1882 a mass agrarian movement, led by the Irish National Land League, became a strong, all-encompassing force in Irish life for a brief but crucial period. This movement, one of the largest agrarian movements to take place in nineteenth-century Europe, has been treated as a nationalist movement, with emphasis of study placed on the role, contributions and aims of the league’s national leaders. These men, seeking their own varieties of self-government, saw the land movement as… 

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