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A Brief History of Ireland (2009)














Providing a broad narrative and relating the central events that have shaped the country, A Brief History of Ireland touches on all aspects of Ireland’s history, including political, economic, cultural, social, and foreign affairs. Recounting this country’s long history - from the arrival of the Celts to recent economic developments that have brought booming prosperity and social change - A Brief History of Ireland notes what makes Ireland unique among nations, including noteworthy contributions made by the Irish.

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1 Beginnings to the End of Pagan Ireland
2 Christianity Arrives and Thrives
3 From Viking Invasions to Royal Confrontations
4 From the Norman Invasion to the Anglo-Irish Administration
5 The Planting of Protestant Power
6 Ascendancy Ireland
7 From the Act of Union to the Great Famine
8 The Drive for Independence
9 Making Modern Ireland
10 Two Irish Visions in Collision
11 Ireland in the Twenty-first Century
- 1 Basic Facts about the Republic of Ireland
- 2 Basic Facts about Northern Ireland
- 3 Chronology of Ireland
- 4 Irish Leaders from 1922 to 2008
- 5 Bibliography
- 6 Suggested Reading


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