Michael Davitt - Land War Hero

No reward points for this product.


9781781992418

New product

Book 10 in the popular In a Nutshell 'Heroes' series. (This is also available in Irish)

€4.99

More info

Michael Davitt was born the son of poor farmers during the Great Famine. When his family were thrown out of their home by their landlord, to survive they had to travel to England to live, where young Michael suffered a terrible accident while working in a factory. Knowing that millions of other poor people were suffering like his family had, he battled to get an education that could help him fight for the rights of others.

When Michael grew up, he joined the Fenians who wanted Home Rule for Ireland which led him to being jailed for treason. But closest to Michael’s heart was the suffering of the peasant farmers in Ireland who were at the mercy of their bad landlords. When he was released from prison he came home to Ireland and started The Land League movement. Through peaceful protest, The Land League would change the lives of the Irish people forever and lead Michael to becoming a famous politician and a hero of Ireland.

Reviews

No customer reviews for the moment.

Write a review

Michael Davitt - Land War Hero

Michael Davitt - Land War Hero

Book 10 in the popular In a Nutshell 'Heroes' series. (This is also available in Irish)

Related Products

From the NEW In a Nutshell 'Heroes' series 

€4.99

The 6th book in the 'HEROES SERIES' from 'In a Nutshell' Available now. Includes: Molly Childers, Grace,Muriel & Nellie Gifford,Maud Gonne, Rosie Hackett, Kathleen Lynn,Elizabeth O'Farrell & Julia Grenan, Margaret Skinnider Format:  A5:  48 page paperback  with Black & White Illustrations.

€4.99

Introducing the 7th book in the 'In a Nutshell' Heroes series. Beautifully illustrated by Derry Dillon. Written by Rod Smith.

€4.99

The NEW 'In a Nutshell HEROES' series History for a new generation 

€4.99

New from the Bestselling In a Nutshell Heroes series

€4.99

Book 9 in the popular In a Nutshell 'Heroes' series. (Also available in Irish)

€4.99

 The 8th book in the 'In a Nutshell' Heroes series.  Wonderfully told by Gaye Shortland and beautifully illustrated by Derry Dillon.

€4.99

This is the story of the Easter Rising 1916 and James Connolly - Husband, Father, Easter Rising Leader and Working Class Hero.

€4.99

The first in the 'Heroes' series from 'In a Nutshell' 'This series is a fantastic resource for parents and teachers alike. A true gem' Inis - the Children's Books Ireland magazine

€4.99

Between 1856 and 1864, five remarkable girls were born in Cork, Ireland.

€4.99

ORDER THIS EXCLUSIVE NEW 'HEROES' PACK AGES 6+ Order this amazing bumper pack of 12 HEROES books. R.R.P €59.98 Now only €35.98 and FREE POSTAGE IN EUROPE Each book is 48 pages and A5 size with full colour cover and black & white illustrations. SEE BELOW FOR PACKET CONTENTS

€35.99 €59.98

Includes class discussion topics, glossary and timeline.

€4.99

Firsts for Irish Women - They led the way

€4.99

Women who led the way!

€4.99

Top