Ireland: A Short History / Edition 2

Ireland: A Short History / Edition 2

by Joseph Coohill
     
 

A straightfoward, yet sophisticated guide to Ireland�s compelling history. Placing particular emphasis on the events of the last two hundred years, Ireland: A Short History offers an insightful interpretation of the country�s past. Providing an unbiased view of both Nationalist and Unionist influences, key topics and events, the book serves as aSee more details below

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A straightfoward, yet sophisticated guide to Ireland�s compelling history. Placing particular emphasis on the events of the last two hundred years, Ireland: A Short History offers an insightful interpretation of the country�s past. Providing an unbiased view of both Nationalist and Unionist influences, key topics and events, the book serves as a comprehensive examination of Irish history.

About The Author:
Joseph Coohill earned his doctorate from Oxford University, and has since published and lectured widely in the field of Irish and British history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851683673
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
10/15/2005
Edition description:
New Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

1Ireland before 18007
2O'Connell, religion and politics, 1800-4839
3The famine, 1845-5259
4Fenianism and the land, 1848-8179
5Home rule, 1870-9397
6Nationalism, unionism and Irish identity, 1891-1922112
7The making of two Irelands, 1922-66142
8Troubles and triumphs, 1966-present168
9Conclusion : themes in Irish history204

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