Timetables of Irish History

Timetables of Irish History

by Patrick C. Power, Sean Duffy
     
 


Considering its size, it is astonishing to reflect on the impact that Ireland has had on the world's culture and history. Timetables of Irish History chronicles the rich story of a country whose wild beauty has inspired poets and artists, and whose turbulent social and political realities have moved the world.

Here, in one informative volume-featuring ten giant

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Considering its size, it is astonishing to reflect on the impact that Ireland has had on the world's culture and history. Timetables of Irish History chronicles the rich story of a country whose wild beauty has inspired poets and artists, and whose turbulent social and political realities have moved the world.

Here, in one informative volume-featuring ten giant gatefolds-the story of this influential isle literally unfolds in all it's drama and glory. Parallel histories of the many strands of Irish life are traced decade by decade, encompassing the country's politics, religion, arts, agriculture, and personalities.

From the Druids and Celts to the founding of Dublin; from the potato famine to Bloody Sunday, the people and events of Ireland come alive in a clear pictorial narrative, providing an enlightening historical context country.

Timetables of Irish History also includes dozens of biographies, from Charles Parnell to Oscar Wilde, as well as detailed descriptions of major battles and historical events. Other sections review the arrival of the Vikings in Ireland, the religious debates, and the effects of the country's unique geography on its farming and industry.

Featuring more than 250 illustrations and photographs depicting important events and famous individuals, the timelines provide a view of Irish history like no other. Special segments include Maps of Ireland Over the Centuries and a user-friendly Fact Finder with more than 1200 entries, offering quick access to all of the information in the book.

Timetables of Irish History, with its perfect blend of facts, anecdotes, illustrations, and drama, is certainly the most colorful, informative, and entertaining book on Irish history now available.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579121259
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 12.50(h) x 0.67(d)

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