Irish Impressions [NOOK Book]

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Personal impressions of the author's visit to Ireland under the direction of the War Aims Committee. Mr. Chesterton understands teh Irish thoroughly and says many fine things finely in this refreshing and stimulating book.
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Overview

Personal impressions of the author's visit to Ireland under the direction of the War Aims Committee. Mr. Chesterton understands teh Irish thoroughly and says many fine things finely in this refreshing and stimulating book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609773397
  • Publisher: Start Classics
  • Publication date: 2/18/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 99
  • File size: 303 KB

Meet the Author

G. K. Chesterton's writing career spanned 35 years and included nearly 100 books and thousands of articles in 125 different periodicals, on topics ranging from travel, economics, and politics to religion and philosophy. His command of the language made him one of the leading literary figures of early 20th-century England. Dermot Quinn is an associate professor of history at Seton Hall University. He has written several books, including Patronage and Piety: English Roman Catholics and Politics, 1850-1900, and Understanding Northern Ireland. His articles and reviews have been published in, among others, The Chesterton Review, The American Historical Review, and The Welsh History Review. He earned his Ph.D. from Oxford University.

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Table of Contents

Preface 7
Introduction 15
Chronology of Irish History 22
Irish Impressions
I Two Stones in a Square 25
II The Root of Reality 31
III The Family and the Feud 43
IV The Paradox of Labour 52
V The Englishman in Ireland 63
VI The Mistake of England 72
VII The Mistake of Ireland 83
VIII An Example and a Question 97
IX Belfast and the Religious Problem 111
Suggestions for Further Reading 148
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