Ireland In The 20th Century

Ireland In The 20th Century

3.69 (73 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Hardback
By (author) 

List price: US$49.95

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Tim Pat Coogan's biographies of Michael Collins and DeValera and his studies of the IRA, the Troubles and the Irish Diaspora have transformed our understanding of contemporary Ireland, and all have been massive bestsellers. Now he has produced a major history of Ireland in the twentieth century. Covering both South and North and dealing with cultural and social history as well as political, this enthralling work will become the definitive single-volume account of the making of modern Irelandshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 880 pages
  • 162 x 234 x 58mm | 1,301.82g
  • Cornerstone
  • Hutchinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 16
  • 0091794277
  • 9780091794279
  • 1,961,502

Review quote

"Well written, very readable and presented in a direct, judgmental style peppered with fine anecdotes A tour de force" Ireland on Sunday "Articulate, eloquent, romantic and wonderfully self-deprecating The book oozes what Yeats once called "an indomitable Irishry"." Scotland on Sunday "The book's vast subject is handled smoothly, while imbued throughout with the author's own distinctive viewpoint." Irish Times "A journey into our own psyche... Tim Pat Coogan has dug, Heaney-like, into the past while opening doors to faraway places" -- Frank McCourt "It is the result of great energy, imagination and painstaking detective work... It is a big book on a big topic. Don't just read it. Buy it and reread it" Irish Timesshow more

About Tim Pat Coogan

Tim Pat Coogan, former editor of the Irish Press, is well known on both sides of the Atlnatic for his journalism and especially for his books, which include Wherever Green is Worn, The Troubles, Michael Collins and De more

Rating details

73 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 19% (14)
4 38% (28)
3 38% (28)
2 1% (1)
1 3% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X