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Ireland A Short History

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ISBN-10: 178074384X

ISBN-13: 9781780743844

Edition: 4th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Joseph Coohill

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Description:

This fourth edition of Joseph Coohill’s bestselling book has been fully updated to include the latest political, economic, and social developments in Ireland. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, the book takes us right up to the present day through the Great Famine, Home Rule, the Good Friday Agreement, and economic struggles of the 21st century, covering the major events that have shaped the country.Clear and lucid, Coohill’s writing paints an engaging picture of a people for whom history is a key part of present-day reality. Highly accessible, yet demonstrating a sophisticated level of analysis, this book will provide a valuable resource to students and all those wishing to acquaint themselves further with the complex identity of the Irish people.
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 3/6/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

#60;b#62;Joseph Coohill#60;/b#62; is Assistant Professor of History at Duquesne University, where he teaches British and World History. He gained his doctoral degree in Modern British History at Oxford University and his current research focuses on broad aspects of political history during the 'Age of Reform.'