A New History of Ireland: Prehistoric and Early Ireland Volume I

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In this first volume of the Royal Irish Academy's multi-volume A New History of Ireland a wide range of national and international scholars, in every field of study, have produced studies of the archaeology, art, culture, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, music, and related topics that include surveys of all previous scholarship combined with the latest research findings, to offer readers the first truly comprehensive and authoritative account of Irish history from the dawn of time down to ...
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Overview


In this first volume of the Royal Irish Academy's multi-volume A New History of Ireland a wide range of national and international scholars, in every field of study, have produced studies of the archaeology, art, culture, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, music, and related topics that include surveys of all previous scholarship combined with the latest research findings, to offer readers the first truly comprehensive and authoritative account of Irish history from the dawn of time down to the coming of the Normans in 1169. Included in the volume is a comprehensive bibliography of all the themes discussed in the narrative, together with copious illustrations and maps, and a thorough index.
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"Prehistoric and Early Ireland will take its place as a standard reference for new scholars, instructors, and better university studentsthis is an impressive work of collaborative scholarship."—John Cramsie, History: Reviews of New Books
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198217374
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/15/2005
  • Series: New History of Ireland Series
  • Pages: 1302
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 2.90 (d)

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National University of Ireland, Galway
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Maps
Introduction 1
1 The Coming of Christianity, c. Fifth to Eighth Centuries 7
2 Viking Raids and their Aftermath, c. Ninth to Eleventh Centuries 27
3 The Norman Invasion, c. 1169-1490 45
4 Repression, Confiscation and Conquest, c. 1490-1603 63
5 Making Ireland Protestant, c. 1603-1685 81
6 The War of Two Kings, c. 1685-1780 103
7 Rebellion to Repeal, c. 1780-1845 131
8 Famine to Home Rule, c. 1845-1900 161
9 Rebellion and Partition, c. 1900-1921 189
10 Two States, c. 1921-1969 216
11 Changing the Question, c. 1969 to the Twenty-First Century 253
Further Reading 295
Index 299
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