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The History of Ireland
For a nation with a relatively small territory and population, Ireland has had a remarkable influence in the English-speaking world. In the United States alone, it is estimated that there are now forty-four million descendants of Irish lineage. For them and for students and interested readers, this up-to-date, concise, and fascinating volume is an ideal introduction to the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 30th 2001 by Greenwood Press
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Grabbed this at the library to learn a little more about Ireland. (I will be traveling there in a few weeks.) I confess to skimming through some of it, and actually skipping parts....particularly at the beginning. I was mostly interested in the last century. Not the most exciting read nor the most informative. But I did gain some background of the country.