Historical Dictionary of Ireland

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All places undergo change, but in few has this change been quite as sweeping as Ireland – both the independent Republic of Ireland and dependent Northern Ireland – so it is good to see where it is heading at present. Obviously, that has to be judged on the background of where it is coming from, not only over the past decade or so but over centuries and, indeed, millennia.

This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of...

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Overview

All places undergo change, but in few has this change been quite as sweeping as Ireland – both the independent Republic of Ireland and dependent Northern Ireland – so it is good to see where it is heading at present. Obviously, that has to be judged on the background of where it is coming from, not only over the past decade or so but over centuries and, indeed, millennia.

This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of Ireland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has over 600 entries on significant persons, places and events, political parties and institutions (including the Catholic church) with period forays into literature, music and the arts. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Ireland.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810850774
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/14/2013
  • Series: Historical Dictionaries of Europe Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 877,416
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank A. Biletz has been teaching Irish history since 1994, and since 1997, he has been Lecturer in History at Loyal University Chicago. Over the years he has published articles and reviews on Irish studies for various journals and books.
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