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April 26, 2010
The arrival of a new history of Irelands 1916 Easter Rising is a sure sign of spring.
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March 16, 2009
Jay Dolan's 'The Irish Americans,' reviewed
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May 26, 2008
Tony Judt's 'Reappraisals,' reviewed
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February 10, 2003
Winston Churchill is defined by historyhe studied it he wrote it and he made it While the notion that great men shape the course of human events is somewhat outmoded among professional historians Churchill transformed Britain rsquo s darkest hour in 1940 into its finest Inspiring Britons with hi
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July 29, 2002
ldquo Take religion away and the Irish are a pretty friendly people rdquo a Protestant woman from Derry remarked to Marcus Tanner the author of this rather unfocussed history of religious conflict in Ireland Tanner the assistant foreign editor of the London Independent came to the project as
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September 10, 2001
This book is a not a history of Catholicism in Ulster as a religion but rather considers the Catholics of Ulster as a political and cultural identity Anyone who has spent any time in Northern Ireland knows that the confessional designation of Catholic and Protestant is shorthand for a specific and