Ireland 1509 to 1603, Society and History by Desmond Keenan

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"This book presents a picture of Ireland in Tudor times, between 1509 and
1603 It deals with Europe in the sixteenth century, England, Irish Society,
and Irish history of that period. This enables the reader to place Tudor Ireland
in it proper context. The traditional distortions of nationalist propaganda are
weeded out."
 

About Desmond Keenan

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The author was born in Northern Ireland, studied economics and sociology at The Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland, and proceeded to research a doctoral thesis on a sociological study of the Catholic Church in Ireland in the early nineteenth century. After completing his doctorate, he settled in London (UK) close to the great British Newspaper Library, an offshoot of the British Library, where he continued his research. In the course of his research recognised the many distortions that had been introduced into the writing of Irish history for political reasons. It was his aim, in his various books, to achieve a neutral perspective within frameworks derived from other disciplines such as archaeology, sociology, and economics.
 
Published January 23, 2012 by Xlibris. 498 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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