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User Review  - cao9415 - LibraryThing

This is one of the preeminent sources for Irish history; an earlier edition of the work was the main textbook for my graduate Irish history course. Balanced and nonsectarian. This is the product of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tmyers526 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book very much. The fact that each chapter is written by a different expert makes it enjoyable to read. I also enjoyed seeing the entire chronology of Irish History in the back of the book. Read full review

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User Review  - traumatroller - LibraryThing

For those who wish a short concise history of ireland this is a great read. I had read the previous verson and this is a nice update to the present. It is just good enough to wet one's appetitie for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This is a 2012 book which in 25 chapters, each authored by a separate historian, tells the story of Ireland from pre-historic times to 2011. I have long had a great interest in modern Irish history ... Read full review

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User Review  - waltzmn - LibraryThing

This book bears a certain resemblance to Ireland before the English conquest: A lot of small domains ruled by different people. The editors had created a television series on Irish history, and broke ... Read full review

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User Review  - jshillingford - LibraryThing

Textbooks are dry and boring. It's some kind of unspoken rule. While in college, I was assigned this book as part of a political science course on Ireland. It is one of the few "textbooks" I actually ... Read full review


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