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Professor Murphy's History of Ireland

Professor Murphy's History of Ireland

A new full colour history of Ireland for children.
Our Price: €12.99
ISBN/EAN9780717146079
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Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: September 11 2009
Author: Crosbie, Duncan
Format: Paperback
Pages:68
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Guided by the cartoon figure of Professor Murphy, children are brought from earliest pre-historic Ireland through to Ireland in the 21st century. Each chapter contains 2 double-page spreads, carefully divided into easily digested smaller sections. The book is illustrated in full colour throughout Contents 1 Prehistoric Ireland and the coming of the Gaels 2 New ideas and invasions, 5th-10th centuries 3 Confusion all around, 10th-11th centuries 4 The shock of the Normans 1169-1254 5 Irish Revival, 14th to 16th centuries 6 Rebellion, Plantation & more Rebellion 1590-1641 7 To Hell or to Connaught, 1641-1685 8 Protestants in charge, 1660-1790 9 Revolution & Famine, 1790-1850 10 Nationalism on the march, 1848-1914 (i) 11 Nationalism on the march, 1848-1914 (ii) 12 War of Independence & the Irish Free State, 1916-1923 13 Partition & republic, 1923-1960s 14 Economic & social liberation, 1960s - present 15 The Troubles and their resolution, 1960s - present
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