Irish History Compressed by Bruce Gaston

Irish History Compressed

By Bruce Gaston

  • Release Date: 2013-04-29
  • Genre: Europe
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A compact history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, this illustrated ebook was written for people who want a quick overview of the subject or want to fill in the gaps in their knowledge. Concise but comprehensive, the book can be read in a couple of sessions: ideal for people who want a summary of the key facts and don’t have the time or stamina to read scholarly tomes.

Chapter List:

1. Celtic Ireland

2. The Norman Invasion of Ireland

3. Reformation and Plantation

4. The Seventeenth Century

5. The Eighteenth Century

6. The Nineteenth Century

7. Home Rule

8. From The Easter Rising to The War of Independence

9. Treaty and Partition

10. The Civil War

11. The Free State

12. The Emergency

13. Post-Emergency Ireland

14. The Sixties and Seventies

15. The Slump

16. The Celtic Tiger

17. The Economic Crash

Irish History Compressed also contains brief biographies of key figures in Irish history, a comprehensive timeline from the Celtic Era to 2012, and suggestions for further reading on the history of Ireland.


  • Irish History Compressed

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    A few basic facts from about 1500 onward. What do you expect for two bucks?