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Foster, Modern Ireland 1600 – 1972.

Foster, Modern Ireland 1600 - 1972.

Foster, R.F. Modern Ireland 1600 – 1972. London etc., Allen Lane, 1988. 16 cm x 24 cm. XIII, 688 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following chapters: Varieties of IRishness / ‘Wild Shamrock Manners’: Ireland in 1600 / ‘Nationalism’ and Recusancy / Plantation: Theory and Practice / The Ascendancy Mind / Economy, Society and the ‘Hidden’ Irelands / ‘Enthusiasm Defying PUnishment’ : Revolution, Republicanism and Reaction / The Mobilization of Popular Politics / The Famine: Before and After / Land, Politics and Nationalism / In a Free State / The de Valera Dispensation / Appendix: Proclamation of the Republic etc.

″This survey of the history of modern Ireland begins in 1600, with the end of the Elizabethan wars and the establishment of the Ulster plantation, and ends in 1972, the year in which the Republic joined the EEC and the Stormont parliament in Northern Ireland was suspended. Social, cultural and economic factors are given as much prominence as politics, and there are thematic chapters on such topics as emigration, colonization and ascendency culture. The author incorporates the controversies and conclusions which have emerged over the last 25 years and also presents his own personal view of the emergence of modern Ireland during the last three centuries. R.F.Foster is author of “Charles Stewart Parnell: The Man and His Family” and “Lord Randolph Churchill: A Political Life”.” (Amazon)

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Foster, Modern Ireland 1600 - 1972.
Foster, Modern Ireland 1600 – 1972.