History of Ireland 4 book set



The Cambridge History of Ireland
4 Volume Hardback Set
Part of The Cambridge History of Ireland

EDITORS:Brendan Smith, University of BristolJane Ohlmeyer, Trinity College DublinJames Kelly, Dublin City UniversityThomas Bartlett, University of Aberdeen
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FORMAT: Multiple copy pack

ISBN: 9781107167292

This authoritative, accessible and engaging four-volume history vividly presents the Irish story - or stories - from c.600 to the present, within its broader Atlantic, European, imperial and global contexts. While the volumes benefit from a strong political narrative framework, they are distinctive also in including essays that address the full range of social, economic, religious, linguistic, military, cultural, artistic and gender history, and in challenging traditional chronological boundaries in a manner that offers new perspectives and insights. Each volume examines Ireland's development within a distinct period, and offers a complete and rounded picture of Irish life, while remaining sensitive to the unique Irish experience. Bringing together an international team of experts, this landmark history both reflects recent developments in the field and sets the agenda for future study.

A landmark survey of Irish history from c.600 to the present day, which will be an essential reference set for anyone seeking to understand Ireland's tangled history
Written by a team of more than 100 leading historians from around the world, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative history of Ireland yet attempted
Combines narrative and thematic chapters to provide a fresh and up-to-date view of 1500 years of Irish history



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'Mammoth … inspiring … marvellously satisfying.' Diarmaid Ferriter, The Irish Times

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