A History of Ireland

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Methuen, 1950 - Ireland - 434 pages
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Social, cultural, and economic factors are given equal attention in a history focusing on the development of nation-consciousness over the past five hundred years.

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Points of interest: For a hundred years the Kings of Northumbria spoke Irish. Cormac's Glossary, a ninth century work, tries to compare words in Irish and contemporary languages. Brian Boru is ... Read full review

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CHAPTER PAGE L FROM THE ORIGINS TO A D 80O
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THE NORSE TYRANNY 80OIOI4
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UI THE END OF GAELIC INDEPENDENCE IOI4I166
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