Ireland: A Short History
This new book offers a straightforward yet sophisticated guide to a complex land, covering all the key topics and placing particular emphasis on the events of the last two hundred years. Insight is also offered into the interpretation of history in Ireland, and the varying ways in which events have been perceived by Nationalists and Unionists.
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TWO 0CONNELL RELIGION AND POLITICS 180048
THREE THE FAMINE 184552
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