An Atlas of Irish History by Ruth Dudley EdwardsAn Atlas of Irish History by Ruth Dudley Edwards

An Atlas of Irish History

byRuth Dudley Edwards, Bridget HouricanEditorRuth Dudley Edwards

Hardcover | December 15, 2005

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Combining over 100 beautifully crafted maps, charts and graphs with a narrative packed with facts and information,An Atlas of Irish Historyprovides coverage of the main political, military, economic, religious and social changes that have occurred in Ireland and among the Irish abroad over the past two millennia.

Ruth Dudley Edwards and Bridget Hourican use the combination of thematic narrative and visual aids to examine and illustrate issues such as:

  • the Viking invasions of Ireland
  • the Irish in Britain
  • pre- and post-famine agriculture
  • population change
  • twentieth-century political affiliations.

This third edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to include coverage of the many changes that have occurred in Ireland and among its people overseas. Taking into consideration the main issues that have developed since 1981, and adding a number of new maps and graphs, this new edition also includes an informative and detailed section on the troubles that have been a feature of Irish life since 1969.

An Atlas of Irish Historyis an invaluable resource for students of Irish history and politics and the general reader alike.

Ruth Dudley Edwards (born 24 May 1944, in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish historian, a crime novelist, a journalist and a broadcaster, in both Ireland and in the United Kingdom. Edwards was born and brought up in Dublin and educated at University College Dublin, Girton College, Cambridge and Wolfson College, Cambridge. Her nonfiction book...
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Title:An Atlas of Irish HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:December 15, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415339529

ISBN - 13:9780415339520

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Table of Contents

Foreword.  Note on Second Edition.  Note on Third Edition  1. Reference  2. Cartography  3. Military Developments  4. Politics  5. Religion  6. The Irish Abroad  7. Land  8. Infrastructure  9. Trade and Industry  10. Social Change  11. Northern Ireland  12. Literature.  Select Bibliography.  Index

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'The sheer wealth of information assembled here makes this a priceless aid for anyone interested in Irish history.' - History Today