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By T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne

A brand new historical past of eire is the biggest scholarly venture in smooth Irish historical past. In nine volumes, it offers a complete new synthesis of contemporary scholarship on each element of Irish heritage and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological facts, during the center a while, all the way down to the current day. The 3rd quantity opens with a personality research of early smooth eire and a wide ranging survey of eire in 1534, by means of twelve chapters of narrative background. There are extra chapters at the economic climate, the coinage, languages and literature, and the Irish out of the country. surveys, 'Land and People', c.1600 and c.1685, are included.

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Series: New background of eire (Book 3)
ISBN-10: 9780199562527
ISBN-13: 978-0199562527
ASIN: 0199562520
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.8 inches

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