Ireland Awakening

Rutherfurd Edward

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Century
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2006
Edition: First Edition

Description: 863 pages. Book is in general good condition. There is some light reading wear present, but still a presentable copy.

Publishers Description: Following the critically acclaimed success of Dublin, this riveting sequel takes the story of Ireland from the seventeenth century onwards, picking up at the Reformation, and with it, the devastating arrival of Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell heralds the inauguration of two hundred years of Protestant dominance, throughout which many of the Irish people were impoverished and dispossessed. Dublin is made a Protestant capital, and Catholics become an underclass. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Irish political history, this powerful saga is brought to its conclusion. Journeying through the centuries right the way up to the twentieth centurys Easter Rising and Independence, passing through turbulent milestones such as The Year of the French, the Famine and The Home Rule Movement of Parnell along the way.

ISBN: 9781844138128

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