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This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book builds on a significant emerging genre. It describes the historical debate beyond the Irish revolution and introduces a new study of post-revolutionary experience in Ireland at a county level. The book presents an image of regional political and social life in the immediate post-revolutionary period. It discusses the turbulent years of 1922 and 1923, the local electorate's endorsement of the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the beginning of domestic Irish politics in what was a vastly altered post-treaty world. The book examines four major themes in rural agrarian society: land, poverty, the Irish language, and law and order. It attempts to relate the political record of the county to the existing socio-economic realities of local life.

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The west must wait

County Galway and the Irish Free State 1922–32

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