Shorter Illustrated History of Ulster
Gerry Healey,Jonathan Bardon
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Blackstaff Pr (January 1, 1996)
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This up-to-date edition spans 9000 years of social, political and economic life in the province of Ulster, Northern Ireland. The book covers early settlements, the Viking and Norman invasions, the plantations and the Penal Laws, the rise of the United Irishmen and Orangeism, the Act of Union, emigration and the Great Famine, the linen industry and shipbuilding, the Home Rule Crisis and partition, civil rights and the turmoil of the current Troubles. The book is intended for student and general readers interested in the history of Ulster.