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A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Art Cosgrove


The nine volumes in this series represent the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. They provide a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological evidence, through the Middle Ages, down to the present day. This volume, Volume II, opens with a character study of medieval Ireland and a panoramic view of the country c.1169, followed by nineteen chapters of narrative history, with a survey of land and people. There are further chapters on Gaelic and colonial society; economy and trade; ... More

Keywords: modern Irish history, Irish prehistory, medieval Ireland, narrative history, Gaelic society, colonial society, illuminations, coinage, Irish literature, economy

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Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199539703
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Art Cosgrove, editor
University College, Dublin

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Chapter XVI Overseas trade

Wendy Childs, and Timothy Oʼneill

Chapter XXVIII Manuscripts and illuminations, 1169–1603

FranÇoise Henry, and GeneviÈve Marsh-Micheli