Modern Ireland

History 152A

Fall 2005
Instructor: 
Brady
Location: 
88 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
TuTh 9:30-11
CCN: 
39376
Units: 
Units

Irish history from the completion of the English conquest (1691) to the present. Topics: the formation of the British colony; the French Revolution and the beginnings of the nationalist tradition; Catholic emanicipation and the origins of Home Rule; the Great Famine and the struggle of rural Ireland to the Land League; the transformation of the Catholic Church; Gaelic Ireland and the Gaelic Literary Renaissance; the Irish Party to the death of Parnell; nationalism, unionism, and the Great War; the Irish Revolution; the two Irelands, 1921-1967; Northern Ireland and the troubles; Ireland and Europe. Assignments: three short papers and a final exam.