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Author Foster, R. F. (Robert Fitzroy), 1949-

Title Luck and the Irish : a brief history of change from 1970 / R.F. Foster.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  941.5 FOS    Check Shelf
Description xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-214) and index.
Contents Introduction: Culture and anarchy in Ireland c. 1970-2000 -- The miracle of loaves and fishes -- How the Catholics became Protestants -- 'The party fight and funeral' : Fianna Fáil and Irish politics in the late twentieth century -- 'Big, mad children' : The south and the north -- How the short stories became novels -- Conclusion: The strange death of romantic Ireland.
Subject Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Ireland -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-
Ireland -- Civilization -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780195179521 (acid-free paper)
0195179528 (acid-free paper)
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