Synopses & Reviews
Explore the story of Eire, Ireland, a nation and people of powerful independence, pride, and culture. Forty-five double-page spreads frame all major events in the island's history with authoritative but accessible text, period art and photos, and definitive maps.
From Celtic times to the Viking Wars to Cromwell to the Great Famine, Ireland's distinctive past comes alive on these pages. For the 40% of Americans (106 million people) who trace their ancestry to Ireland, here is the one atlas that captures the spirit and geography of the Irish republic. Published to coincide with a PBS series on the Irish in America, as well as the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United Irish League.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-137) and index.