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Written on: 25/05/2009 by degbert (120 reviews written)
just as the front-cover quote from renowned Irish psychiatrist professor Anthony Clare describes this, this book truly is a tour de force; you won't find a more insightful, comprehensive or well-balanced history of Ireland. Modern Ireland then, is precisely that - a description of what made the nation what it is.
The mere fact that Foster, a Waterford born historian, even attempted to cover so much ground with such blatantly excrutiating levels of research in such a modest tome (less than 600… Read Full Review
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