The History of Ireland
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Published by Gill & MacMillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History - Europe,
  • British & Irish history,
  • Ireland,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children"s All Ages

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9393775M
ISBN 100717123251
ISBN 109780717123254
OCLC/WorldCa60262090

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Laterally, he has been interested in the course of literary history. “The history of Ireland could be written as the history of property from two angles.” A large influence on Foster was exercised by one of his teachers, F.S.L. Lyons, who, amongst other things, wrote a book called Culture and Anarchy in Ireland. This was about the collision. The history of Ireland from – was marked by the dominance of the Protestant Ascendancy. These were Anglo-Irish families of the Anglican Church of Ireland, whose English ancestors had settled Ireland in the wake of its conquest by England and colonisation in the Plantations of Ireland, and had taken control most of the land. Many were. A Short History of Ireland (Richard Killeen, ). Killeen's well-illustrated book is among the most accessible introductions to Irish history. To School Through the Fields (Alice Taylor, ). In one of the best-selling Irish memoirs of all time, Taylor fondly remembers growing up in a rural Irish town. I'm looking for a book about the history of Ireland that offers not too much and not too little. I don't want three-inches-thick or a once-over-lightly with pretty pictures. I would like to get a good sense of the overall flow of events, especially the last years.