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A Pocket History of Ireland

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Irish American Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • History,
  • 1969-1994

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8310429M
    ISBN 100862781884
    ISBN 109780862781880


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A short and entertaining history from earliest times to the present by one of Ireland's best-loved writers. This book deals with prehistory, the A Pocket History of Ireland book, Christianity, the Vikings and the Normans.

The various conquests and rebellions are covered, including Cromwell, Wolfe Tone and the /5. Encompassing stories of some of Ireland's best known characters as well as key moments in Ireland's past, this pocket history recalls the country's struggles through dark times, its successes, its people and places.

The wealth of Irish culture and tradition is described as well as the key events and people that have shaped the country today.

Size: Small Octavo. pages. Illustrated in colour. Encompassing stories of some of Ireland’s best known characters as well as key moments in Ireland’s past, this pocket history recalls the country’s struggles through dark times, its successes, its people and places.

The wealth of Irish culture and tradition is described as well as the key events and people that have shaped the country today.

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The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. The personalities featured include Grace O'Malley, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, A Pocket History of Ireland book Markievicz, Patrick Pearse and Michael Collins/5.

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Covering all aspects of the beginnings of Northern Ireland as a separate state, to gerrymandering and World War II, and on to the emergence of the Troubles and finally peace, this book is a guide to all the dramatic events of the past years.

Encompassing stories of some of Ireland's best known characters as well as key moments in Ireland's past, this pocket history recalls the country's struggles through dark times, its successes, its people and places.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. A pocket history of Irish dramatists, poets, novelists and short-story writers from Swift to the end of the 20th century. The leading figures, and some of those who are less well-known, are placed in context, their works are listed, and commentary provides brief insights into their lives and work.

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The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the/5.

Marianne Elliott is director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University and author of Catholics of Ulster: a History and Wolfe Tone: Prophet of Irish Independence, which won the Author: Guardian Staff. Ireland’s history is rich and ancient, though the current state is less than years old.

This new edition in the popular Pocket series, remarkably covers the period from the Tomb Builders, who arrived sometime between 8, and 7, BC, to modern day’s Riverdance in.

This pocket-sized volume traces the history of Ireland, from ancient tomb builders to the rise of the Celtic Tiger. Packed full of information, Illustrations and photographs, it provides the essential guide to this island's fascinating history.

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Goodness, so many books. If you are looking for a comprehensive, single-volume survey of Irish history, I can recommend Thomas Bartlett's Ireland: A History (Cambridge, ).

He writes in a breezy, readable style and covers the subject thoroughly. The perfect introduction to Ireland’s dramatic fight for sovereignty Gaining independence from British rule has dominated Irish history since the plantation of Ulster. This book focuses on the lead up to the Rising, and especially its aftermath.

It covers the War of Independence, the. He is co-author of Lost Lives: the story of the men, women and children killed in the Northern Ireland troubles.

In the book won the Christopher Ewart-Biggs award for its contribution to reconciliation in Ireland and Europe. A historian by profession, he is Head Author: Brian Feeney. is an Irish based online bookstore offering a wide diverse range of books, new releases, bestsellers, bargains and rare books, with worldwide delivery.

The Story of Ireland won the Irish Children's Book of the Year Award (Irish Book Awards) in and was in the International Youth Library’s White Ravens selection. Available in both the original large format hardback and a pocket-sized hardback edition.

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