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The Course of Irish History

The Course of Irish History

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by T. W. Moody
     
 

ISBN-10: 1856353702

ISBN-13: 9781856353700

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Mercier Press, Limited, The

First published over forty years ago and now updated to cover 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. Designed and written to be popular and authoritative, critical and balanced, it has been a core text in both Irish and American

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First published over forty years ago and now updated to cover 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. Designed and written to be popular and authoritative, critical and balanced, it has been a core text in both Irish and American universities for decades. It has also proven to be an extremely popular book for casual readers with an interest in history and Irish affairs. Considered the definitive history among the Irish themselves, it is an essential text for anyone interested in the history of Ireland.

Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Contributors 7

Preface 11

1 A Geographer's View of Irish History John. H.Andrews 15

2 Prehistoric Ireland G. F. Mitchell 27

3 Early Irish Society: lst-9th century F. J. Byrne 38

4 The Beginnings of Christianity: 5th and 6th centuries Tomás, Cardinal O Fiaich 53

5 The Golden Age of Early Christian Ireland: 7th and 8th centuries Kathleen Hughes 66

6 The Age of the Viking Wars: 9th and 10th centuries Liam de Paor 73

7 Ireland in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries: c. 1000-1169 Brian 0 Cuív 91

8 The Normans - Arrival and Settlement: 1169-c. 1300 F. X. Martin 104

9 The Medieval English Colony: 13th and 14th centuries J. F. Lydon 123

10 The Gaelic Resurgence and the Geraldine Supremacy: c. 1400-1534 Art Cosgrove 136

11 The Tudor Conquest: 1534-1603 G. A. Hayes-McCoy 151

12 The Colonisation of Ulster and the Rebellion of 1641:1603-60 Aidan Clarke 163

13 The Restoration and the Jacobite War: 1660-91 J. G. Simms 176

14 The Age of the Penal Laws: 1691-1778 Maureen Wall 187

15 The Protestant Nation: 1775-1800 R. B. McDowell 201

16 The Age of Daniel O'Connell: 1800-47 J. H. Whyte 216

17 The Great Famine: 1845-50 E. R. R. Green 230

18 Fenianism, Home Rule and the Land War: 1850-91 T. W. Moody 240

19 From Parnell to Pearse: 1891-1921 Donal McCartney 257

20 Northern Ireland: 1921-66 J. L McCracken 273

21 The Irish Free State and the Republic of Ireland: 1921-66 Patrick Lynch 283

22 Ireland: 1966-82 J. H. Whyte 299

23 Ireland: 1982-94 Richard English 317

24 Ireland at the Turn of the Century: 1994-2001 Dermot Keogh 333

25 Turning Corners: Ireland 2002-11 Patrick Kiely Dermot Keogh 358

Notes 398

A Chronology of Irish History 411

A Bibliography of Irish History 469

Index 531

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