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The Oxford History of Ireland By Edited by R. F. Foster

The Oxford History of Ireland
by Edited by R. F. Foster

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A synthesis of Irish history from the earliest times to the present day. Religious confrontation and the emergence of the political issues at the root of the current "Troubles" are among the topics raised, while there is also a special section on language and literature.
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The Oxford History of Ireland by Edited by R. F. Foster

Wide-ranging and challenging, this balanced account of Irish history traces over 2000 years of turbulent change from the earliest prehistoric communities and Christian settlements to the present day. Religious confrontation and the emergence of the political issues at the root of the current "Troubles" are among the topics raised, while there is also a special section devoted to the island's language and literature.

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About Edited by R. F. Foster



About the Editor
R.F. Foster is Reader in History at Birbeck College, University of London. He is the author of a number of books, including Lord Randolph Churchill: A Political Life, and the forthcoming authorized biography of W.B. Yeats.

Table of Contents


Prehistoric and early Christian Ireland, Donnchadh O Corrain; the Norman invasion and the Gaelic recovery, Katherine Simms; early modern Ireland, c.1500-1700, Nicholas Canny; ascendancy and union, R.F. Foster; Ireland since 1870, David Fitzpatrick; Irish literature and Irish history, declan Kiberd.

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GOR003206480
The Oxford History of Ireland by Edited by R. F. Foster
Edited by R. F. Foster
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1992-06-18
359
019285271X
9780192852717
N/A
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