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HIST 4271 Early Modern Ireland: 1550-1800 (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course offers a survey of the main religious, social, economic and political changes that occurred in Ireland over the period 1550-1800. A particular feature of the course will be a focus on debates among historians concerning key developments such as the Reformation in Ireland, plantations in Ireland, rebellions in 1641 and 1798, and the economic development of the country. The course will conclude with an examination of the background to and reasons for the Irish Act of Union, 1800.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Tom Bartlett, Burns Scholar

Prerequisites: History Core

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Last Updated: 22-Feb-14