PDF file of The rising of the moon

The PDF files on this page are 3 versions of the booklet The rising of the moon. Anyone with the correct software (see below) can download and print it out complete with graphics.

The rising of the moon

An Irish anarchist analysis of the development of the left, Irish republicanism and working class struggles 1780 - 1798 & 1880-1923

The articles it includes are

  • The 1798 rebellion and the origins of Irish republicanism
  • The development of anarchism out of European left republicanism
  • 1916, left republicanism, anarchism and class struggle
  • Connolly, blood sacrifice and defeating British imperialism
  • Nationalism, socialism and partition

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