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A Pocket History of Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Joseph McCullough
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Gill Books

From prehistoric times to the present day this comprehensive history presents the story of Ireland in bite-size chunks. With illustrations throughout this is an attractive and practical guide to Ireland's colorful history.
A Pocket History of Gaelic Culture
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Alan Titley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

A lively journey through ancient and modern Irish culture, this book explores the elements that have shaped the music, language, and arts of the Emerald Isle. From the rich native tradition in pre-Christian times to the changes wrought by the arrival of Christianity in the fifth century, from the Golden
A Pocket History of the Irish Famine
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Fiona Biggs
Categories: Ireland
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-02 - Publisher: Gill & Company

The Great Famine, an Gorta Mór in Irish, was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. Often referred to as the Irish Potato Famine, particularly outside Ireland, as around forty percent of the population were reliant on this crop. Over a million people
A Pocket History of the Irish Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard Killeen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

A compact history of the Irish Revolution, from the build up, to the Easter Rising, the formation of government, the Irish Civil War, and the aftermath.
A Pocket History of Northern Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard Killeen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-18 - Publisher:

The book tells the history of Northern Ireland from the Third Home Rule Bill right through to Derry Girls. Covering all aspects of the beginnings of Northern Ireland as a separate state, to gerrymandering and World War II, and on to the emergence of the Troubles and finally peace, this