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Modern Ireland

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Modern Ireland by R. F. Foster
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Mar 06, 1990 | 704 Pages
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    Mar 06, 1990 | 704 Pages

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Table Of Contents

List of Maps
List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments

Part One
Prologue: Varieties of Irishness
Chapter One: ‘Wild Shamrock Manners’: Ireland in 1600
Chapter Two: ‘Nationalism’ and Recusancy
Chapter Three: Plantation: Theory and Practice
Chapter Four: Confederate Ireland
Chapter Five: Cromwellian Ireland
Chapter Six: Restoration Ireland
Chapter Seven: Shipwreck and Deliverance: The Foundations of Ascendancy

Part Two
Chapter Eight: The Ascendancy Mind
Chapter Nine: Economy, Society, and the ‘Hidden’ Ireland
Chapter Ten: The Structure of Politics
Chapter Eleven: Americans, Volunteers and the Politics of ‘Patriotism’
Chapter Twelve: ‘Enthusiasm Defying Punishment’: Revolution, Republicanism and Reaction

Part Three
Chapter Thirteen: The Mobilization of Popular Politics
Chapter Fourteen: The Famine: Before and After
Chapter Fifteen: Ireland Abroad
Chapter Sixteen: Land, Politics and Nationalism
Chapter Seventeen: The Politics of Panellism

Part Four
Chapter Eighteen: The ‘New’ Nationalism
Chapter Nineteen: War and Revolution
Chapter Twenty: The Takeover
Chapter Twenty-one: In a Free State
Chapter Twenty-two: The de Valera Dispensation
Chapter Twenty-three: ‘Modern’ Ireland?

Appendix:
Proclamation of the Republic
Chronology
References
Bibliographical Essay
Index of Subjects
Index of Names

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