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3 edition of Irish history for English readers found in the catalog.

Irish history for English readers

from the earliest times to the close of the year 1885

by Frances Mabel Robinson

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Published by Harper & Bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wm. Stephenson Gregg [pseud.].
    SeriesHarper"s handy series -- no. 62
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA912 .R66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23714194M
    LC Control Number04002254

    This series charts one of the most venerable book cultures in Europe, from the earliest manuscript compilations to the flourishing book industries of the late twentieth century. It offers a history of the Irish book as a created object situated in a world of communications, trade, transport, power, and money, and examines the ways in which books have both reflected and influenced social. The Oxford History of the Irish Book is a major new series that charts the development of the book in Ireland from its origins within an early medieval manuscript culture to its current incarnation alongside the rise of digital media in the twenty-first century. Volume III: The Irish Book in English, contains a series of groundbreaking essays that seek to explain the fortunes of.

    The years between and are vital decades in the history of Irish writing in English. This book charts the confluence of Enlightenment, antiquarian, and romantic energies within Irish literary culture and shows how different writers and genres absorbed, dispersed and remade those interests during five decades of political change.   The Irish slave trade began w Irish prisoners were sold as slaves to the New World. The King James I Proclamation of required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies. By the mid s, the Irish were the main slaves sold to Antigua and Montserrat. At that time, 70% of the total.

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Joyce, P.W. (Patrick Weston), Reading book in Irish history. London: Longmans, Green, & Co. This little book may rank as the most concise history of Ireland to date. Nevertheless, it is also a comprehensive and informative account, tracing as it does the entire recorded course of Irish history from the arrival of St Patrick in the fifth century through to independence, partition and the present day.


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