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Independent Ireland 1922-1992 : raised on songs and stories. / Maurice Curtis.

By: Curtis, Maurice.
Publisher: Dublin ; Orpen Press, 2022Description: 577 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781786051783.Subject(s): Ireland -- History -- 1922- | Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1922-DDC classification: 941.5 Summary: "This story of Ireland is laced through with many of the soundtracks of music that defined, reflected, shaped and influenced twentieth-century Irish life, heritage, culture, destiny and identity. Some of the most important events include the shift from colonial status to Irish independence; censorship; the Emergency years; the economy, emigration, poverty and T.B;; the Troubles; feminism and the liberation movement; the Lemass and the Swinging Sixties; the Hughey/Fitzgerald era; the Catholic Church and the confessional state; as well as the campaigns to challenge Ireland's constitutional provisions on marriage, family and life. This is also a story of how independent Ireland impacted on the lives of ordinary, everyday people." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions spring 2023
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"This story of Ireland is laced through with many of the soundtracks of music that defined, reflected, shaped and influenced twentieth-century Irish life, heritage, culture, destiny and identity. Some of the most important events include the shift from colonial status to Irish independence; censorship; the Emergency years; the economy, emigration, poverty and T.B;; the Troubles; feminism and the liberation movement; the Lemass and the Swinging Sixties; the Hughey/Fitzgerald era; the Catholic Church and the confessional state; as well as the campaigns to challenge Ireland's constitutional provisions on marriage, family and life. This is also a story of how independent Ireland impacted on the lives of ordinary, everyday people." - Book cover

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