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Ireland: A History from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day

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Drawing from a wealth of historical and scholarly sources, Johnson traces the important social, religious and political development of Ireland's struggle to become a unified, settled country. Johnson describes with accurate detail Ireland's barbarous beginnings, Oliver Cromwell's religious "crusade," the tragic Irish potato famine, the Ulster resistance and the outstanding fact of the constant British-Irish connection and the fearful toll of life it exacted. Among the anonymous multitude are famous names such as "Silken Thom" Kildare, Thomas Wentworth, Archbishop Plunkett and Lord Frederick Cavendish. And yet many great men marshaled their energies and wits to settle Ireland: Sir Henry Sidney, Sire Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser, Chruchill and others.

Synopsis:

Traces the important social, religious and political developments of Ireland's struggle to become a unified, settled country. Johnson describes with detail Ireland's barbarous beginnings, Oliver Cromwell's religious "crusade, " the tragic Irish potato famine, the Ulster resistance and the outstanding fact of the constant British-Irish connection and the fearful toll of life it exacted.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-262) and index.

About the Author

Paul Johnson, a well-known writer and journalist, was the editor of the New Statesman from 1965 to 1970 and is the author of several books, including A History of Christianity, A History of the Modern World from 1917 to the 1980s, and A History of the Jews.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897331234
Author:
Johnson, Paul
Publisher:
Academy Chicago Publishers
Location:
Chicago, IL :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
British isles
Subject:
Ireland History.
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
54
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.00 in

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"Synopsis" by , Traces the important social, religious and political developments of Ireland's struggle to become a unified, settled country. Johnson describes with detail Ireland's barbarous beginnings, Oliver Cromwell's religious "crusade, " the tragic Irish potato famine, the Ulster resistance and the outstanding fact of the constant British-Irish connection and the fearful toll of life it exacted.
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