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Dublin: A New Illustrated History

Dublin: A New Illustrated History

by John Gibney


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Acclaimed historian and guide John Gibney weaves a multitude of tales to explain how the city of Dublin developed, from its origins to the present day. Unlike other histories, this sweeping portrait starts with the prehistoric settlements from which the

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848893306
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 12/31/2017
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

John Gibney is a historian attached to the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Project. He is a longtime contributor to History Ireland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Preface x

1 From origins to Ostmen, 700-1170 1

2 The Normans and their city, 1170-1400 23

3 Stasis? 1400-1600 45

4 The birth of the modern city, 1600-1730 61

5 Georgians, 1730-1780 93

6 Protest, rebellion and union, 1780-1820 137

7 Victorians, 1820-1880 173

8 Revolutions, 1860-1923 239

9 Independence, 1923-1970 275

An epilogue 323

Bibliographical note 353

Select bibliography 355

Index 359

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