By J. R. Hill

A New heritage of Ireland is the most important scholarly undertaking in smooth Irish historical past. In nine volumes, it offers a complete new synthesis of recent scholarship on each element of Irish background and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological proof, during the heart a while, right down to the current day.

Volume VII covers a interval of significant importance in Ireland's historical past. It outlines the department of eire and the eventual institution of the Irish Republic. It offers accomplished insurance of political advancements, north and south, in addition to delivering chapters at the economic climate, literature in English and Irish, the Irish language, the visible arts, emigration and immigration, and the historical past of ladies. The individuals to this quantity, all experts of their box, give you the such a lot complete therapy of those advancements of any single-volume survey of twentieth-century eire.

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Ltd, Pondicherry, India Printed in Great Britain on acid-free paper by CPI Antony Rowe, Chippenham, Wiltshire PREFACE THIS volume completes the text of the New history to 1984. The year 1984—in which the final report of the New Ireland Forum appeared—has been taken as the latest practicable date at which to end this volume. In selecting this date, we had to take into account the problems of dealing with Irish history so close to the present. In addition to the greatly increased flow of scholarly and other writing on this period since the compilation of the New history began, the course of events covered by later parts of the text has been subject to constant and dramatic change.

A. D. Sc. Phil. A. D. D. ); emeritus professor of English and comparative literature, University of California at Santa Barbara (died 3 Nov. A. A. D. A. D. ); professor of contemporary Irish history, Trinity College, Dublin Joseph J. D. Sc. D. ); professor of politics, University College, Dublin (died 16 May 1990) The maps have been prepared by Professor D. A. Gillmor. The index is the work of Dr Helen Litton. MAPS 1 Percentage of land tilled, 1926, by counties, by D. A. Gillmor 2 Cows per 1,000 acres crops and pasture, 1926, by counties, by D.

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