Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 November 2001

400 Pages | 25 color plates & 213 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780192893239

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland

Edited by R. F. Foster

A Oxford Paperbacks Publication

Oxford Illustrated History

  • Since publication of the hardback in 1989, the book has sold 115,000 copies in its illustrated editions, as well as a further 55,000 in unillustrated editions
  • Fully illustrated throughout in colour and black and white
  • Written by an expert team of well-known experts under the editorship of Roy Foster, one of the most important scholars of Irish history, and author of Yeats: The Apprentice Mage
  • Covers Irish history from pre-Christian times to the present-day troubles, and also the relationship between literature and history
  • Reissued in attractive new covers, as part of an Oxford Illustrated Histories promotion focused on British history