Lloyd George and the 1918 Irish Conscription Crisis

  title={Lloyd George and the 1918 Irish Conscription Crisis},
  author={Alan J. Ward},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={107 - 129}
  • A. Ward
  • Published 1 March 1974
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
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  • A. Ward
  • History
    Irish Historical Studies
  • 1967
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