Teach Yourself: Understand Irish History

Editor/Author Madden, Finbar
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-44-410523-0
Category: History - Great Britain -- History
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Understand Irish History is a comprehensive guide to a fascinating history. You will explore Irish reformation and restoration, culture, religion and society as well as more recent conflicts and their impact.

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Table of Contents

  • Meet the author
  • Only got a minute?
  • Only got five minutes?
  • Only got ten minutes?
  • 1 Ireland before 1500: a land of saints and scholars
  • 2 Reformation and rebellion
  • 3 From restoration to revolution
  • 4 Nationalism and unionism
  • 5 Culture, society and politics
  • 6 Making the break
  • 7 The freedom to achieve freedom?
  • 8 A Protestant parliament and a Protestant state
  • 9 Breaking the links: the Irish Free State, 1922-39
  • 10 Ireland and the Second World War
  • 11 Ireland in the post-war years
  • 12 Transforming the face of Ulster? 1960s
  • 13 Countdown to chaos: ‘the Troubles’ begin
  • 14 The search for a solution: 1974-85
  • 15 The beginning of the end: 1985-97
  • 16 The Good Friday Agreement and its aftermath
  • 17 The end of the beginning?
  • 18 The Republic of Ireland since the 1960's
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Taking it further