The Making of Modern Ireland 1603-1923

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The publication in 1965 of J.C. Beckett's The Making of Modern Ireland was a milestone in the modern study of Irish history. "This excellent book supersedes all previous histories of modern Ireland ...admirably constructed and written with clarity and economy which carry the narrative unflaggingly through to the end." (New Statesman). "Technically this book is a masterly achievement...The presentation is not only learned but cool, objective, unimpassioned and yet almost always alive and compassionate as well...As a ...

The Making of Modern Ireland 1603-1923 2008, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571242689

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