The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland by R. F. FosterThe Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland by R. F. Foster

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland

EditorR. F. Foster

Paperback | November 1, 2000

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Under the editorship of Roy Foster, a team of distinguished Irish historians has produced a challenging assessment of Ireland's history, providing a lively and accessible synthesis of Irish history from pre-Christian times to the present-day troubles. Their approach stresses the ancient,rooted nature of Irish culture, but also looks beyond received ideas of Irish history to explore the patterns of fragmentation and change which have been characteristic of Ireland's past. The long-contested question of Irish identity and its relation to language is also examined, and the book islavishly illustrated with over 200 pictures in colour and black and white.
Roy Foster was born in Waterford, Ireland, in 1949 and educated in Ireland and in the United States. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, where he was a Foundation Scholar in History, he subsequently became Professor of Modern British History at Birkbeck College, University of London, as well as holding visiting fellowships at St Ant...
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Title:The Oxford Illustrated History of IrelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.91 inPublished:November 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192893238

ISBN - 13:9780192893239

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Table of Contents

List of colour plates; List of maps; 1. Prehistoric and Early Christian Ireland; 2. The Norman Invasion and the Gaelic Recovery; 3. Early Modern Ireland, c.1500-1700; 4. Ascendancy and Union; 5. Ireland Since 1870; 6. Irish Literature and Irish History; Further Reading; Chronology; Acknowledgements;Index.