Ireland : a concise history from the twelfth century to the present day / Paul Johnson.
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- Chicago, Illinois : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1996.
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- Ireland -- History.
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- Drawing from a wealth of historical and scholarly sources, Johnson traces the important social, religious and political development of Ireland's struggle to become a unified, settled country. Johnson describes with accurate detail Ireland's barbarous beginnings, Oliver Cromwell's religious ""crusade,"" the tragic Irish potato famine, the Ulster resistance and the outstanding fact of the constant British-Irish connection and the fearful toll of life it exacted. Among the anonymous multitude are famous names such as ""Silken Thom"" Kildare, Thomas Wentworth, Archbishop Plunkett and Lord Frederic
- Front Cover; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Chapter 1: Gaelic Ireland and the English Pale; Chapter 2: Conquest and Plantation; Chapter 3: From Cromwell to the Boyne; Chapter 4: Rebellion and Union; Chapter 5: Famine and Diaspora; Chapter 6: Ascendancy Culture; Chapter 7: Home Rule and the Land; Chapter 8: Ulster Resists, Dublin Rises; Chapter 9: Freedom and Partition; Chapter 10: From Revolt to Staiemate; Epilogue; Sources; Index
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