Professor Murphy's History of Ireland by Duncan Crosbie
  

Synopsis

Professor Murphy's History of Ireland by Duncan Crosbie

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

About the Author

Duncan Crosbie has written many books for children, both fiction and non-fiction, and his particular interest is history. He has researched this subject carefully and is able to combine historical facts with a readable narrative style which brings the information to life.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
68 pages

Author

Duncan Crosbie
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Publisher

Gill & Macmillan Ltd an imprint of Gill

Publication date

11th September 2009

ISBN

9780717146079


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