The Course of Irish History

The Course of Irish History

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by T. W. Moody
     
 

First published in 1967 and now updated to cover such recent events as the “Celtic Tiger” economic boom of the 2000s and subsequent worldwide recession, this new edition of a perennial bestseller interprets Irish history as a whole.See more details below

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First published in 1967 and now updated to cover such recent events as the “Celtic Tiger” economic boom of the 2000s and subsequent worldwide recession, this new edition of a perennial bestseller interprets Irish history as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856353700
Publisher:
Mercier Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
500

Table of Contents

Preface to 1967 Edition
Preface to the Revised Edition
List of Illustrations
1A Geographer's View of Irish History17
2Prehistoric Ireland30
3Early Irish Society (1st-9th century)43
4The Beginnings of Christianity (5th and 6th centuries)61
5The Golden Age of Early Christian Ireland (7th and 8th centuries)76
6The Age of the Viking Wars (9th and 10th centuries)91
7Ireland in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries (c. 1000-1169)107
8The Normans: Arrival and Settlement (1169-c. 1300)123
9The Medieval English Colony (13th and 14th centuries)144
10The Gaelic Resurgence and the Geraldine Supremacy (c. 1400-1534)158
11The Tudor Conquest (1534-1603)174
12The Colonisation of Ulster and the Rebellion of 1641 (1603-60)189
13The Restoration and the Jacobite War (1660-91)204
14The Age of the Penal Laws (1691-1778)217
15The Protestant Nation (1775-1800)232
16The Age of Daniel O'Connell (1800-47)248
17The Great Famine (1845-1850)263
18Fenianism, Home Rule, and the Land War (1850-91)275
19From Parnell to Pearse (1891-1921)294
20Northern Ireland, 1921-66313
21The Irish Free State and the Republic of Ireland, 1921-66324
22Ireland, 1966-82342
23Ireland, 1982-94362
Notes383
Bibliography of Irish History389
A Chronology of Irish History425
Index483

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