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Ireland
  • Authored by: John P. McCarthy
  • From the Series: European Nations
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816053782
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5378-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $85.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 07/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 941.5
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 592

Summary

Ireland, from the European Nations series, is a useful reference guide for any student interested in the modern history of Ireland. This volume provides a wealth of information on the people, places, events, and issues that are crucial to the study of Irish history, as well as a chronology of Irish history from the 16th century to the present and a general narrative of Irish history in the same time frame.

Ireland provides the public library, college, and high school reader with a foundation in Irish history. Major areas of coverage include Ireland’s special relationship with American history, Ireland's troubled political history, and Ireland's cultural contributions to the world.

Coverage includes:

  • Gerry Adams
  • Belfast
  • Bloody Sunday, 1921 and 1972
  • The Chieftains
  • Michael Collins
  • The Great Famine
  • Irish Republican Army
  • James Joyce
  • Land acts
  • Northern Ireland
  • Daniel O'Connell
  • Mary Robinson
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Sinn Féin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • U2
  • Waterford
  • William Butler Yeats.

Specifications

Black-and-white photographs. Maps. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Cross-references. Chronology.

About the Author(s)

John P. McCarthy received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is currently Professor Emeritus of history at Fordham University. He is also the author of several books, including Dissent from Irish America and Kevin O'Higgins: Builder of the Irish State.

Reviews and Awards

"...the work is impressively inclusive, covering people...places...and numerous events...that shaped the country's cultural and political landscape."
Library Journal

"Written by an established authority on Ireland, this work will be useful for academic and public libraries interested in Irish studies. Recommended."
Choice

"...a well-researched and well-written encyclopedia. It should be an important purchase for public and academic libraries with a strong demand for information on Irish history."
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