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"Ireland, 1912-1985 :"

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Description for "Ireland, 1912-1985 :" Paperback. Assessing the relative importance of British influence and of indigenous impulses in shaping an independent Ireland, this book identifies the relationship between personality and process in determining Irish history. Num Pages: 778 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1078. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light nicks, remains a very good copy
Ireland, 1912-1985 is the first study on this scale of Irish performance, North and South, in the twentieth century. Although stressing the primacy of politics in Irish public affairs, it argues that Irish politics must be understood in the broad context of economic, social, administrative, cultural and intellectual history. The book also explores fully the relationship between rhetoric and reality in the Irish mind, and sees political behaviour largely as a product of collective psychology. The 'Irish experience' is placed firmly in a comparative context. Therefore the book seeks to assess the relative importance of British influence and of indigenous ... Read more

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' ... one of the great books of our time ... proves once again that Ireland is a fascinating country since it has given birth to such a fascinating book.' Owen Dudley Edwards, New Statesman and Society ' ... a quite remarkable achievement ... Some prospective readers may shrink from so big a book. They should not do so, for ... Read more

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