By Ruth Dudley Edwards,Bridget Hourican
Combining over a hundred fantastically crafted maps, charts and graphs with a story full of evidence and data, An Atlas of Irish historical past provides insurance of the most political, army, monetary, non secular and social adjustments that experience happened in eire and one of the Irish in another country over the last millennia.
Ruth Dudley Edwards and Bridget Hourican use the combo of thematic narrative and visible aids to check and illustrate concerns such as:
- the Viking invasions of Ireland
- the Irish in Britain
- pre- and post-famine agriculture
- population change
- twentieth-century political affiliations.
This 3rd version has been comprehensively revised and up-to-date to incorporate assurance of the numerous adjustments that experience happened in eire and between its humans abroad. bearing in mind the most concerns that experience built considering that 1981, and including a few new maps and graphs, this new version additionally comprises an informative and targeted part at the issues which were a function of Irish lifestyles when you consider that 1969.
An Atlas of Irish heritage is a useful source for college kids of Irish heritage and politics and the final reader alike.
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