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HIST 4277 Ireland: Union to the Treaty (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will examine the political, cultural, and social history of Ireland from the Act of Union (1801) that united the kingdoms of Ireland and Great Britain to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 that began their separation. Topics considered in detail include the Act of Union, Daniel O'Connell and the struggle for Catholic Emancipation, the Great Famine, the Land War, the Home Rule Crisis, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, and the Treaty of 1921.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Robert Savage

Prerequisites: History Core.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17