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Dublin : a new illustrated history / John Gibney.

By: Gibney, John, 1976-.
Publisher: Wilton, Cork, Ireland : The Collins Press, 2017Description: x, 364 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781848893306; 1848893302.Subject(s): Dublin (Ireland) -- History | Dublin (Ireland) -- History -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 941.835
Contents:
1. From origines to Ostmen, 700-1170 -- 2. The Normans and their city, 1170-1400 -- 3. Stasis? 1400-1600 -- 4. The birth of the modern city, 1600-1730 -- 5. Georgians, 1730-1780 -- 6. Protest, rebellion and union, 1780-1820 -- 7. Victorians, 1820-1880 -- 8. Revolutions, 1860-1923 -- 9. Independence, 1923-1970 -- An epilogue.
Summary: This illuminating chronicle of our nation's nerve centre will captivate everyone interested in the ebb and flow of Irish life. Acclaimed historian John Gibney weaves a multitude of tales to portray how the city of Dublin developed. Gibney creates a rich chronilce of Dublin's social, political, cultural and architectural past. Enhanced with anecdotes about personalities, goings-on, buildings, literature and song over the centuries ...
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"The story of Ireland's capital from its origins to the present"--Front book cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-358) and index.

1. From origines to Ostmen, 700-1170 -- 2. The Normans and their city, 1170-1400 -- 3. Stasis? 1400-1600 -- 4. The birth of the modern city, 1600-1730 -- 5. Georgians, 1730-1780 -- 6. Protest, rebellion and union, 1780-1820 -- 7. Victorians, 1820-1880 -- 8. Revolutions, 1860-1923 -- 9. Independence, 1923-1970 -- An epilogue.

This illuminating chronicle of our nation's nerve centre will captivate everyone interested in the ebb and flow of Irish life. Acclaimed historian John Gibney weaves a multitude of tales to portray how the city of Dublin developed. Gibney creates a rich chronilce of Dublin's social, political, cultural and architectural past. Enhanced with anecdotes about personalities, goings-on, buildings, literature and song over the centuries ...

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