Nationalisms in Collision
By (author) Owen Dudley Edwards
After ‘How David Cameron Saved Scotland’, satirical author Owen Dudley Edwards comes back with a new book, ‘Defining Moments in The Fight for Independence’. This is a collection of defining moments, some rather peculiar, in the history of multiple nations. A wide and interesting assemblage of events that have never been gathered in a single book before. An insight on what it means to become a nation and what a defining moment might actually be. The book covers the defining moments in which nations such as Ireland, Brazil, Belgium, Haiti achieved independence.
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Owen Dudley Edwards
Owen Dudley Edwards was born on the 27th March 1938 in Dublin, Ireland. Dudley Edwards is an Irish historian and former Read-er in Commonwealth and American History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He is the editor of the ‘Oxford Sherlock Holmes’ series, and is a re-nowned expert on the authors Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, P. G. Wodehouse and Oscar Wilde. Dudley Edwards attended Belvedere College, Dub-lin, University College, Dublin, and The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. In 1966 he married Barbara Balbirnie Lee and they have three children. He is a prac-tising Catholic and actively involved in the church. His latest books are Dave Does the Right Thing, Burke and Hare and How David Cameron Saved Scotland (2014).