Ireland and Empire, 1692-1770 / Edition 1

Ireland and Empire, 1692-1770 / Edition 1

by Charles Ivar McGrath
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1851968962

ISBN-13: 9781851968961

Pub. Date: 07/15/2015

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Historians often view early modern Ireland as a testing ground for subsequent British colonial adventures further afield. McGrath argues against this passive view, suggesting that Ireland played an enthusiastic role in the establishment and expansion of the first British Empire. He focuses on two key areas of empire-building: finance and defence.

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Historians often view early modern Ireland as a testing ground for subsequent British colonial adventures further afield. McGrath argues against this passive view, suggesting that Ireland played an enthusiastic role in the establishment and expansion of the first British Empire. He focuses on two key areas of empire-building: finance and defence.

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ISBN-13:
9781851968961
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/15/2015
Series:
Empires in Perspective Series, #17
Pages:
336

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