Atlas of Irish History / Edition 3

Atlas of Irish History / Edition 3

by Sean Duffy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0717153991

ISBN-13: 2900717153991

Pub. Date: 06/22/2012

Publisher: Gill & MacMillan, Limited

This book tells the story of the Irish past in graphic cartography, beautifully rendered and augmented by an authoritative text. It is an essential reference tool for any student of Irish history. This new edition covers recent momentous events such as the transformative boom and bust of the Republic's economy and the extraordinary course of developments in

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This book tells the story of the Irish past in graphic cartography, beautifully rendered and augmented by an authoritative text. It is an essential reference tool for any student of Irish history. This new edition covers recent momentous events such as the transformative boom and bust of the Republic's economy and the extraordinary course of developments in Northern Ireland that resulted in the power-sharing administration of the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900717153991
Publisher:
Gill & MacMillan, Limited
Publication date:
06/22/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144

Table of Contents

Contributors

Foreword

Part I Origins Seán Duffy 10

Celtic Ireland 14

The Arrival of Christianity 16

Early Peoples and Politics 18

The Golden Age 20

Ireland and Europe 22

The Viking Wars 24

The Age of Brian Boru 26

Reform of the Church 28

Ireland before the Normans 30

Part II The Conquest of Ireland Brendan Smith 32

The English Invasion 36

Expansion of the Colony 38

Irish Resistance 40

The Decline of English Power 42

The Gaelic Revival 44

The Late Middle Ages 46

The Growth of Dublin 48

Part III Reformation to Restoration Colm Lennon Raymond Gillespie 50

The Protestant Reformation 54

Elizabethan Administration 56

Plantation and Resistance 58

O'Neill's Rising 60

Jacobean Plantations 62

The Rising of 1641 64

Cromwell's Campaigns and Administration 66

The Williamite Revolution 68

Part IV From Splendour to Famine James Kelly 70

The Penal Laws 76

The Georgian Economy 78

The Government of Ireland, 1692-1785 80

The 1798 Rebellion 82

Catholic Emancipation and Repeal 84

Nineteenth-Century Catholicism 86

The Pre-Famine Economy 88

Emigration to 1845 90

The Great Famine 92

The Decline of the Irish Language 94

Part V Modern Ireland Gabriel Doherty 96

Post-Famine Emigration 102

Economic Development before the Great War 104

The Growth of Irish Nationalism 106

Government Policy 108

The Ulster Question 110

The Great War and the Easter Rising 112

Separation 1916-23 114

Cumann na nGaedheal 116

Fianna Fáil 118

The '40s and '50s: Turmoil and Malaise 120

Northern Ireland 122

The '60s: Economic and Social Change 124

The '70s and '80s: Political and Social Instability 126

The Northern Crisis 128

The Good Friday Agreement 130

The Celtic Tiger 132

Ireland: Beyond the New Millennium 134

Further Reading 135

Index 138

Acknowledgements 144

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