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Ireland

A Short History

Published by Oneworld Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

From the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island to the Windsor Framework for Northern Ireland, this uniquely concise account of Ireland and its people reveals how modern Irish society is the product of a rich, multivalent history.

Combining factual information with a critical approach, Coohill covers all the key events, including the Great Famine, Home Rule, the Good Friday Agreement and Brexit. Newly revised and updated, this highly accessible and balanced account will continue to provide a valuable resource to all those wishing to acquaint themselves further with the complex history of Ireland and Irish people.

About The Author

Joseph Coohill is Assistant Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University. He specialises in the history of 19th century Britain and Ireland.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (August 1, 2024)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780861543694

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Raves and Reviews

‘Hands down the best textbook on the market.’

– Patrick McDevitt, Associate Professor of History, University of Buffalo

‘Fair to both the Nationalist and Unionist tradition.’

– Jeremy Black, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Exeter

‘A brisk and clear introduction to Irish history.’

– Cormac Ó Gráda, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University College Dublin

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