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A short history of Ireland

Author: John O'Beirne Ranelagh
Publisher: Cambridge : University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., updated edition 1999View all editions and formats

Revised and updated, this edition covers 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O'Beirne Ranelagh
ISBN: 0521475481 9780521475488 0521469449 9780521469449
OCLC Number: 851160872
Notes: Indice.
Description: XV, 320 p. : map ; 22 cm
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?
Responsibility: John O'Beirne Ranelagh.
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'A book which compresses the Irish story from pre-history to post-Sunningdale with notable dexterity and justice of scale, [the author] attains a remarkably dispassionate detachment of tone.' The Read more...

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