The Course of Irish History PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Course of Irish History free pdf The Course of Irish History is the classic general history of Ireland, covering the economic, social and political development of the island of Ireland from prehistoric times to the present day. It provides a comprehensive overview of the major events, personalities and movements in Ireland's past that have shaped the country which exists today. These include: the rise and fall of the celtic tiger the property collapse the banking crisis and government bailout the fall of Ireland from grace in the EU the demise of the Catholic Church following the revelations in a series of reports on child sexual abuse and failure to report crimes to the gardai sporting triumphs and cultural and literary achievements First published in 1967, The Course of Irish History has been regularly updated and revised in response to the continued demand for a balanced view of Ireland that is both popular and authoritative. It is widely regarded as the best single-volume overview of Irish history. In this edition, a new chapter covers the momentous changes that occurred in Ireland between 2001 and 2010. This remarkable period in Ireland's turbulent history is examined by Professor Dermot Keogh, an expert in the field, in the spirit of objectivity that shapes the rest of The Course of Irish History. The book is illustrated throughout and includes a detailed bibliography and chronology to aid further research. It is an essential text for anyone interested in the history of Ireland.

About F. X. Martin

r. T.W. Moody was Fellow Emeritus and formerly Professor of Modern History at Trinity College Dublin. He died in 1984. Dr. F.X. Martin OSA was Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at University College Dublin. He died in 2000. Dr Dermot Keogh is Professor of History at University College, Cork. He is the co-author of a number of books including 'The Making of the Irish Constitution', 'Ireland in World War Two' and 'Michael Collins and the Making of the Irish State'.

Details Book

Author : F. X. Martin
Publisher : The Mercier Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 August 2011
ISBN : 1856357554
EAN : 9781856357555
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Course of Irish History



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The History of Ireland, Vol. 1 free pdfThe History of Ireland, Vol. 1

    Excerpt from The History of Ireland. Vol. 1 Celtic Origin of the Irish- Different Fortunes of Ireland and Britain- Ph nician Intercourse with the Irish- The Belgae..


  • An Irish History of Civilization free pdfAn Irish History of Civilization

    History is our true novel. says Roy Foster. Ireland's leading historian. In An Irish History of Civilization. the world's foremost scholar of the Irish diaspora. Don Akenson. fuses history and fiction into an iconoclastic narrative of a people and their influence around the globe..


  • A Traveller's History of Ireland free pdfA Traveller's History of Ireland

    Offering a full and accurate portrait of Ireland from its prehistory right up to the present. this work traces the history of the Emerald Isle. from early Celtic Ireland through the great revolts of 1798..


  • An Irish History of Civilization free pdfAn Irish History of Civilization

    History is our true novel. says Roy Foster. Ireland's leading historian. In "An Irish History of Civilization". the world's foremost scholar of the Irish diaspora..


  • The St Patrick's Treasury free pdfThe St Patrick's Treasury

    St Patrick is Ireland's best-known and best-loved saint. His life and legacy is deeply ingrained in Irish history and society. as the annual 17 March celebrations in Ireland and across the globe show. Northern Ireland now has its own St Patrick's trail..


  • The Course of Irish History free pdfThe Course of Irish History

    . The Course of Irish History is the classic general history of Ireland, covering the economic, social and political development of the island of Ireland from prehistoric times to the present day. It