Ireland: A Short History
This third edition of Joseph Coohill’s bestselling book has been fully updated to include all the latest political developments in Ireland. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, the book takes us right up to the present day through the Great Famine, Home Rule, the Good Friday Agreement, and beyond, covering all the major events that have shaped the country.
Clear and lucid, Coohill’s writing paints an engaging picture of a people for whom history is a key part of present-day reality. Reviewing differing historical interpretations, Coohill allows the reader to come to his/her own conclusions. Highly accessible, yet demonstrating a sophisticated level of analysis, this book will continue to provide a valuable resource to tourists, students and all those wishing to acquaint themselves further with the complex identity of the Irish people.
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Review: Ireland, 2nd Edition: A Short HistoryUser Review - Goodreads
A useful reference and a very readable text, which would suit students as well as the general interest reader who likes to hear a well-balanced argument. One of the most useful things I found in this ...
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I read this book in preparation to a short trip to Ireland this fall. I would much have preferred a more detailed history but had to acquiescence to a more concentrated version for the sake of time ... Read full review
Ireland: A History from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day
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ONE IRELAND BEFORE 1800
TUKJLi THE FAMINE 184552
FENIANISM AND THE LAND 184881
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