A New History of Ireland, Volume II: Medieval Ireland 1169-1534

Paperback | February 11, 2008

EditorArt Cosgrove

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A New History of Ireland is the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. In 9 volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological evidence, through the Middle Ages,down to the present day. Volume II opens with a character study of medieval Ireland and a panoramic view of the country c.1169, followed by nineteen chapters of narrative history, with a survey of `Land and People, c.1300'. There are further chapters on Gaelic and colonial society; economy and trade; literature in Irish,French, and English; architecture and sculpture; manuscripts and illuminations; and coinage.

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A New History of Ireland is the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. In 9 volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological evidence, through the Middle Ages,down to the present day. Volume II opens with...

Art Cosgrove is former President of University College in Dublin.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:1066 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 2.24 inPublished:February 11, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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F. X. Martin: Introduction1. F. J. Byrne: The Trembling Sod: Ireland in 11692. F. X. Martin: Diarmit Mac Murchada and the Coming of the Anglo-Normans3. F. X. Martin: Allies and an Overlord, 1169-724. F. X. Martin: Overlord Becomes Feudal Lord5. F. X. Martin: John, Lord of Ireland, 1185-12166. James Lydon: The Expansion and Consolidation of the Colony, 1265-547. James Lydon: The Years of Crisis, 1254-13158. R. E. Glasscock: Land and People, c.13009. James Lydon: A Land of War10. James Lydon: The Impact of the Bruce Invasion, 1315-2711. J. A. Watt: Approaches to the History of Fourteenth-Century Ireland12. J. A. Watt: Gaelic Polity and Cultural Identity13. J. A. Watt: The Anglo-Irish Colony Under Strain, 1327-9914. K. W. Nicholls: Gaelic Society and Economy15. Kevin Down: Colonial Society and Economy16. Wendy Childs and Timothy O'Neill: Overseas Trade17. Art Cosgrove: England and Ireland, 1399-144718. Art Cosgrove: The Emergence of the Pale, 1399-144719. Art Cosgrove: Anglo-Ireland and the Yorkist Cause, 147-6020. Art Cosgrove: Ireland Beyond the Pale, 1399-146021. D. B. Quinn: Aristocratic Autonomy, 1460-9422. D. B. Quinn: 'Irish' Ireland and 'English' Ireland23. D. B. Quinn: The Hegemony of the Earls of Kildare24. D. B. Quinn: The Reemergence of English Policy as a Major Factor in Irish Affairs, 1520-3425. James Carney: Literature in Irish, 1169-153426. Alan Bliss and Joseph Long: Literature in Norman French and English to 153427. Edwin C. Rae: Architecture and Sculpture, 1169-160328. Francoise Henry and Genevieve Marsh-Micheli: Manuscripts and Illuminations, 1169-160329. Michael Dolley: Coinage, to 1534: The Sign of the TimesP. W. A. Asplin: BibliographyP. W. A. Asplin: Bibliographical SupplementIndex

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`'an admirable book, generous in scope and unfailingly interpretations.' 'English Historical Review