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By Ruth Dudley Edwards,Bridget Hourican

Combining over a hundred superbly crafted maps, charts and graphs with a story jam-packed with evidence and data, An Atlas of Irish historical past provides assurance of the most political, army, financial, non secular and social alterations that experience happened in eire and one of the Irish overseas during the last millennia.

Ruth Dudley Edwards and Bridget Hourican use the mix of thematic narrative and visible aids to check and illustrate matters such as:

  • the Viking invasions of Ireland

  • the Irish in Britain

  • pre- and post-famine agriculture

  • population change

  • twentieth-century political affiliations.

This 3rd variation has been comprehensively revised and up to date to incorporate insurance of the various alterations that experience happened in eire and between its humans in another country. considering the most concerns that experience built considering 1981, and including a few new maps and graphs, this re-creation additionally contains an informative and unique part at the issues which were a function of Irish lifestyles considering the fact that 1969.

An Atlas of Irish heritage is a useful source for college students of Irish historical past and politics and the overall reader alike.

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