A comprehensive introductory textbook on the history of Ireland, from the prehistoric period through to the 21st century.
1. Irish History - Introduction and Overview 2. Prehistoric Ireland 3. Celtic Christianity and Early Medieval Ireland 4. The Impact of the Vikings and the Norman Conquest 5. Ireland in the High and Late Middle Ages 6. Ireland and the Reformation 7. Seventeenth-Century Ireland 8. Eighteenth-Century Ireland 9. The Rebellion of 1798 and the Impact of the French Revolution 10. Union, the Famine, and the Rise of Irish Nationalism 11. The Land War, Parnell, and the Rise of Sinn Fein 12. The Easter Uprising and the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1922; Ireland between the Wars 13. The Two Irelands in the Post-war Period 14. The Troubles: Northern Ireland, 1969-2000 15. The Republic of Ireland and the European Union 1972-2000 16. Conclusion - Ireland in the Twenty-First Century Bibliography Index