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Introduction

  • Seán William Gannon
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Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

Abstract

This chapter opens with a brief overview of the life of the Irish Franciscan Eugene Hoade, whose controversial career as Palestine Police Catholic chaplain (1938–1948) coincided with a significant increase in the Irish presence in Palestine’s policing. It then outlines some of the themes addressed in this book, and continues with a discussion of these themes as explored in subsequent chapters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seán William Gannon
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  1. 1.Centre for Contemporary Irish HistoryTrinity College DublinDublinIreland

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