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A short history of modern Ireland

Author: Richard Killeen
Publisher: Dublin : Gill & Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new Short History of Modern Ireland is concise, comprehensive and original in approach. It combines a strong narrative with explanation and interpretation. Locating Ireland within a European context throughout the period, it also stresses the influence of the Anglo-American world." "Written in an accessible style, it assumes no previous knowledge of Irish history. It is, therefore, the perfect introduction to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Killeen, Richard.
Short history of modern Ireland.
Dublin : Gill & Macmillan, 2003
(OCoLC)659397601
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Killeen
ISBN: 0717133818 9780717133819 0773526706 9780773526709
OCLC Number: 53068126
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm
Contents: 1. Gathering storm --
2. United Kingdoms --
3. Liberator --
4. Under the volcano --
5. Famine --
6. A world transformed --7 . The nation in vitro --
8. Interregnum --
9. The Irish revolution --
10. The big sleep --
11. Ireland since the 1960s. Gathering Storm --
United Kingdoms --
Liberator --
Under the Volcano --
Famine --
A World Transformed --
The Nation in vitro --
Interregnum --
The Irish Revolution --
The Big Sleep --
Ireland since the 1960s.
Responsibility: Richard Killeen.

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