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A Short History of Irelandby John Ranelagh
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This is an updated edition of John O'Beirne Ranelagh's short history of Ireland, covering the full sweep of Irish history from the earliest times up to President Clinton's second visit to Ireland in 1998, in the wake of the Omagh bomb and the surrounding peace initiatives. Throughout, the author's aim is to cast light on the people and the events that have contributed to present-day Irish society, in both North and South.
An updated printing of John O'Beirne Ranelagh's history, covering events to September 1998.
This updated printing of John O'Beirne Ranelagh's history, covers events to September 1998.
Table of Contents
Preface to the updated edition (1998); Preface to the second edition (1994); Preface (1983); 1. Prehistory and legends; 2. Invaders; 3. From the Tudors to Cromwell; 4. Penal times; 5. Union and emancipation; 6. Famine and Fenians; 7. Home rule?; 8. Dissent; 9. The fight for freedom; 10. Southern Ireland; 11. Northern Ireland; 12. Peace?
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