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Publisher Comments:

This third edition of Joseph Coohills bestselling book has been fully updated to include all the latest political developments in Ireland. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, the book takes us right up to the present day through the Great Famine, Home Rule, the Good Friday Agreement, and beyond, covering all the major events that have shaped the country.

Clear and lucid, Coohills writing paints an engaging picture of a people for whom history is a key part of present-day reality. Reviewing differing historical interpretations, Coohill allows the reader to come to his/her own conclusions. Highly accessible, yet demonstrating a sophisticated level of analysis, this book will continue to provide a valuable resource to tourists, students and all those wishing to acquaint themselves further with the complex identity of the Irish people.

Synopsis:

This third edition of Joseph Coohill's bestselling book has been fully updated to include all latest political developments. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, the book takes us right up to the Good Friday Agreement, and beyond, covering all the major events that have shaped the country. Clear and lucid, it will continue to provide a valuable resource to tourists, students and all those interested in Ireland's complex history.

About the Author

Joseph Coohill is Assistant Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in the history of 19th-century Britain and Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851686001
Subtitle:
A Short History
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Author:
Coohill, Jos
Author:
eph
Author:
Coohill, Joseph
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Short Histories
Publication Date:
20080701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.25 in

Related Subjects

» History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
» History and Social Science » Europe » Ireland » General
» History and Social Science » World History » General
» History and Social Science » World History » Ireland
» Religion » Comparative Religion » General

Ireland: A Short History
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Product details 264 pages Oneworld Publications - English 9781851686001 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This third edition of Joseph Coohill's bestselling book has been fully updated to include all latest political developments. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, the book takes us right up to the Good Friday Agreement, and beyond, covering all the major events that have shaped the country. Clear and lucid, it will continue to provide a valuable resource to tourists, students and all those interested in Ireland's complex history.
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