A New History of Ireland: Prehistoric and early Ireland

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Theodore William Moody, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Francis X. Martin, Francis John Byrne
Oxford University Press, 2005 - History - 1219 pages
In this first volume of the Royal Irish Academy's multi-volume A New History of Ireland a wide range of national and international scholars, in every field of study, have produced studies of the archaeology, art, culture, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, music, and related topics that include surveys of all previous scholarship combined with the latest research findings, to offer readers the first truly comprehensive and authoritative account of Irish history from the dawn of time down to the coming of the Normans in 1169. Included in the volume is a comprehensive bibliography of all the themes discussed in the narrative, together with copious illustrations and maps, and a thorough index.

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User Review  - jroach19 - LibraryThing

A magisterial collection of essays about Irish history up to 1167. This book had been available before as a very expensive hardback -- this paperback edition was published this year. I recommend this book for anyone interested in the archeology of Ireland, or the early history. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Daibhi O Croinin is an Associate Professor of History, National University of Ireland, Galway.

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