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First published over forty years ago and now updated to cover the “Celtic Tiger” economic boom of the 2000s and subsequent worldwide recession, this new edition of a perennial bestseller interprets Irish history as a whole. Designed and written to be popular and authoritative, critical and balanced, it has been a core text in both Irish and American universities for decades. It has also proven to be an extremely popular book for casual readers with an interest in history and Irish affairs. Considered the definitive history among the Irish themselves, it is an essential text for anyone interested in the history of Ireland.
|Publisher:||Rinehart, Roberts Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.46(w) x 7.87(h) x 1.09(d)|
About the Author
The late T.W. Moody (1907 - 1984) was, for many years, professor of modern history at Trinity College, Dublin.
F.X. Martin (1923 - 2000) was Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, University College, Dublin.
Dermot Keogh is Emeritus Professor of History and Emeritus Professor of European Integration Studies, University College Cork.
Patrick Kiely is the Online Learning Development and Delivery Coordinator, Teaching & Learning, University College Cork. From 2008 to 2011, he was a Research Fellow in Irish Diplomatic History under the auspices of the Irish National Institute for Historical Research, School of History, UCC.
Table of Contents
1 A Geographer's View of Irish History John. H.Andrews 15
2 Prehistoric Ireland G. F. Mitchell 27
3 Early Irish Society: lst-9th century F. J. Byrne 38
4 The Beginnings of Christianity: 5th and 6th centuries Tomás, Cardinal O Fiaich 53
5 The Golden Age of Early Christian Ireland: 7th and 8th centuries Kathleen Hughes 66
6 The Age of the Viking Wars: 9th and 10th centuries Liam de Paor 73
7 Ireland in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries: c. 1000-1169 Brian 0 Cuív 91
8 The Normans - Arrival and Settlement: 1169-c. 1300 F. X. Martin 104
9 The Medieval English Colony: 13th and 14th centuries J. F. Lydon 123
10 The Gaelic Resurgence and the Geraldine Supremacy: c. 1400-1534 Art Cosgrove 136
11 The Tudor Conquest: 1534-1603 G. A. Hayes-McCoy 151
12 The Colonisation of Ulster and the Rebellion of 1641:1603-60 Aidan Clarke 163
13 The Restoration and the Jacobite War: 1660-91 J. G. Simms 176
14 The Age of the Penal Laws: 1691-1778 Maureen Wall 187
15 The Protestant Nation: 1775-1800 R. B. McDowell 201
16 The Age of Daniel O'Connell: 1800-47 J. H. Whyte 216
17 The Great Famine: 1845-50 E. R. R. Green 230
18 Fenianism, Home Rule and the Land War: 1850-91 T. W. Moody 240
19 From Parnell to Pearse: 1891-1921 Donal McCartney 257
20 Northern Ireland: 1921-66 J. L McCracken 273
21 The Irish Free State and the Republic of Ireland: 1921-66 Patrick Lynch 283
22 Ireland: 1966-82 J. H. Whyte 299
23 Ireland: 1982-94 Richard English 317
24 Ireland at the Turn of the Century: 1994-2001 Dermot Keogh 333
25 Turning Corners: Ireland 2002-11 Patrick Kiely Dermot Keogh 358
A Chronology of Irish History 411
A Bibliography of Irish History 469