A Brief History of Ireland (Hardcover)
|Author: Paul F. State|
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|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. |
-The arrival of Christianity
-Viking and Norman invasions
-The Great Famine
-The struggle for independence
-Political division of Ireland
-Modern Ireland and its new role in the world
-Irish culture and society.
From the Publisher:
Follows the political, economic, and social development of Ireland from the pagan past to the contemporary religious strife and hope for reconciliation.