The Concise History of Modern Ireland

The Concise History of Modern Ireland

Richard Killeen

In 1780, Ireland was a pre-modern society. Then, under the twin effects of the industrial revolution and the French revolution, the whole world was turned upside down and Ireland with it.
Date Published :
November 2006
Publisher :
Gill Books
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9780717140695
Pages : 226
Stock Status : In stock


The main legacy of the French revolution was nationalism, the demand for separate nation states independent of multi-national and multi-lingual empires. Irish nationalism was no exception. Its first early manifestation was the 1798 Rebellion, but the act

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