Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 November 2009

320 Pages | 16 b/w plates

5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199206933

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When God Took Sides

Religion and Identity in Irish History: Unfinished History

Marianne Elliott

  • Answers the question of how Irish Catholics and Protestants see each other and how their negative views of each other have been formed over the centuries
  • Shows how the identity of both Catholics and Protestants in Ireland has been shaped by the myths and half-truths they have believed about the other side
  • Looks at the way in which these myths and half-truths have become entrenched over the centuries and shaped Ireland's historical destiny right through to the 21st century