Irish History for Dummies

Irish History for Dummies

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A rip-roaring ride through the history of the Emerald Isle

Ireland's story is an amazingly dramatic and intense one - and today the influence of Irish culture can be felt around the globe. This book helps you find out why, taking you on a rollercoaster journey through the highs and lows of Ireland's past including invasions, battles, executions, religious divide, uprisings, emigration - and Riverdance!

Mike Cronin is a lecturer at the Centre for Irish Programmes, Boston College, Dublin. He has written 5 books on Irish history.


When and how Ireland became Celtic Ireland and Britain's complex relationship The evolution of Irish culture How Irish emigration has affected the world Northern Ireland's rocky road to peace
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780764570407
Branch Call Number: 941.5 CRO
Characteristics: xviii, 410 pages : illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.


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