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The transformation of Ireland

Author: Diarmaid Ferriter
Publisher: Woodstock ; New York : Overlook Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1900, Ireland was a restless, impoverished, neglected corner of the British Empire. By 2000, it had become the "Celtic Tiger" of Europe. How did this happen? [This book] sets out to give a full account of what it was like to grow up and live in twentieth-century Ireland.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diarmaid Ferriter
ISBN: 1585676810 9781585676811
OCLC Number: 60550565
Notes: Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2004.
Description: xii, 884 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Glossary --
Introduction --
1900-1912 --
1912-1918 --
1918-1923 --
1923-1932 --
1932-1945 --
1945-1960 --
1960-1970 --
1970-2000.
Responsibility: Diarmaid Ferriter.

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In 1900, Ireland was a restless, impoverished, neglected corner of the British Empire. By 2000, it had become the "Celtic Tiger" of Europe. How did this happen? [This book] sets out to give a full account of what it was like to grow up and live in twentieth-century Ireland.-Dust jacket.

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