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Great Britain and the Irish Question, 1798-1921 by Byrne, Mike ( Author )…

by Paul Adelman

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The third edition of this popular title provides both a narrative and analysis of the relationship between Great Britain and Ireland, from its origins and the Act of Union in 1800 to the Anglo Irish settlement in 1922. Important events such as the Great Famine and the Easter Rising are explained, and key figures such as Parnell, Gladstone, and O'Connell are assessed. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam style questions and tips provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

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This account of the Irish question opens with an overview of British rule of Ireland and the subsequent problems which arose. It goes on to assess struggles and politics within the country from the Act of Union to the Great Famine.

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