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The Oxford illustrated history of Ireland

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by R.F. Foster.
ContributionsFoster, R. F. 1949-
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,382p.,(25)p. of col. plates :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22502124M
ISBN 100192852450

  The bible of Irish history, providing facts and concise accounts of just about everything you ever wanted to know about Ireland, from the earliest of times to the present. Home Rule: An Irish. The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland. Author. Foster, R. F. Publisher. Oxford University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient.

Combining color maps, photographs, illustrations, and specially commissioned artwork with riveting text, a richly textured volume spans Ireland's earliest times to the present, focusing on everlasting themes of history, from the long cultural continuity to the central importance of Ireland's relationships with Britain and mainland Europe. Add The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book to Cart. James Raven. Hardcover 01 September Oxford Illustrated History. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades $ Add The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades to Cart. Jonathan Riley-Smith.

Free Delivery within Ireland. Books. Oxford Illustrated History Of The Holy Land. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land covers the 3, years which saw the rise of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-and relates the familiar stories of the sacred texts with the fruits of modern scholarship. Beginning with the origins of the people. Few countries can boast as compelling and stirring a history as Ireland. This volume captures all the varied legacies of the Emerald Isle, from the earliest prehistoric communities and the first Christian settlements, through the centuries of turbulent change and creativity, right up to the present day. Written by a team of scholars--all of whom are native to Ireland--this book offers 4/5(1).


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Roy Foster was born in Waterford, Ireland, in and educated in Ireland and in the United States. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, where he was a Foundation Scholar in History, he subsequently became Professor of Modern British History at Birkbeck College, University of London, as well as holding visiting fellowships at St Anthony's College, Oxford, /5(14).

If you are looking for a single volume that offers an engaging account of the grand sweep of Irish history, then I would suggest you steer clear of the Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland. The problem is not with the illustrations, which are numerous, nicely reproduced, well described, and interesting overall.

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland (Oxford Illustrated Histories) () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 15 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(15). The long-contested question of Irish identity and its relation to language is also examined, and the book is lavishly illustrated with over pictures in /5(9).

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(Robert Fitzroy), Publication date Topics Ireland -- History, Ireland -- History -- Pictorial worksPages: History of the Irish Book Part of the authoritative Oxford History of the Irish Book series Explores canonical authors in a new context and brings neglected authors to critical attention 51 specially written essays on topics including religion, literature, antiquarianism, science, medicine, and.

Foster covers the essential parts of Irish history. This book is meant to be an introduction to Irish history and it serves that purpose very well.

For those who are specializing in Irish history this will be a great addition to your collection but you might not get as much out of it.

Like all Oxford books the prose is straight and not flowerily/5(6). Oxford University Press, - History - pages 1 Review Few countries can boast as compelling a history as Ireland.

This volume captures all the varied legacies of the Emerald Isle 4/5(1). The long-contested question of Irish identity and its relation to language is also fruitfully examined.

The text of this book, originally published in The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland, is usefully supplemented with a chronology of Irish history, maps, and suggestions for further s: 6.

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland by R. Foster,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The Oxford illustrated history of Ireland by Foster, R. (Robert Fitzroy), Publication date Topics Ireland History Publisher Oxford: Oxford University PressPages: This book is a revisionist history of Ireland, published in as a set of essays by six academic professors.

I found it condescending throughout. I read it to the end, hoping to find at least one of the contributors who didn't simplistically describe history as "clashes of classes."/5.

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland by R F Foster (Editor) Be the first to review this item Few countries have such a compelling and stirring history as Ireland.

Edited by well-respected historian Roy Foster, this authoritative work provides a lively and challenging synthesis of Irish history from pre-Christian times to the present-day troubles. Edited by well-respected historian Roy Foster, this authoritative work provides a lively and challenging synthesis of Irish history from pre-Christian times to the present-day troubles.

Written by an expert team of scholars, all known for their innovative work, it is lavishly illustrated with over pictures in colour and black and white. Buy The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe New Ed by Blanning, T. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Reviews: Few countries in the world have such a compelling, individual, and stirring history as Ireland.

This new volume in a distinguished series offers the most authoritative account of Irish history ever published for the general reader. With settlements stretching across a vast expanse and with legends of their exploits extending even farther, the Vikings were the most far-flung and feared people of their time.

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Eighteen leading scholars explore the political, social, religious, and cultural history of the period when monarchs based in south-east England strove to extend their authority over the whole of the British centuries witnessed the Reformation the civil wars, and two/5(9).About this Item: Oxford University Press Paperback, Condition: Good.

Few countries have such a compelling and stirring history as Ireland. This sumptuously illustrated volume captures all of the color of the Emerald Isle, from the earliest prehistoric communities and the first Christian settlements, through centuries of turbulent change and creativity, to the present day.