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The essential history of Ireland

Author: Gerry TroynaJohn TriffittBernard HillBBC Education & Training.British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1997.
Series: Europe : a modern profile.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Ireland's past within the context of its present and future. Topics include the 1840s potato famine, mass emigrations to America, Australia, and England, the 1916 Easter rebellion, the influence of the Catholic Church, the role of the IRA, Irish independence, the roots of the current conflict in Northern Ireland, the reestablishment of Gaelic as the national language, and the widening generation gap.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Troyna; John Triffitt; Bernard Hill; BBC Education & Training.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41031230
Notes: "A BBC production."--Container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the BBC television program The essential history of Europe.
Copyright date on title frames: 1992.
Letterboxed.
Credits: Photography, Declan Emmerson, Donal Gilligan ; graphic designer, Suzi Godson ; video editor, Robin Parsons ; film editors, Patrick Haggerty, John Edwards ; narrator, Bernard Hill ; music, Roy Mason, Hilton Show Band ; consultant, Declan Kiberd.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Europe : a modern profile.
Other Titles: Ireland
Essential history of Europe (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC Education & Training ; director, Gerry Troyna ; producer, John Triffitt.

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Examines Ireland's past within the context of its present and future. Topics include the 1840s potato famine, mass emigrations to America, Australia, and England, the 1916 Easter rebellion, the influence of the Catholic Church, the role of the IRA, Irish independence, the roots of the current conflict in Northern Ireland, the reestablishment of Gaelic as the national language, and the widening generation gap.

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