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HIST 4280 Twentieth-Century Ireland (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore the political, cultural and social history of Ireland in the twentieth century. Topics covered will include the Gaelic and literary revival, women's suffrage, the struggle for independence, civil war and the partition of the island. We will also examine economic development on both sides of the border and look at the civil unrest that has plagued Northern Ireland over the past thirty years. Particular attention will be devoted to the unfolding peace process and the role played by British, Irish and American leaders in trying to find a solution to "The Troubles."

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Robert Savage

Prerequisites: History Core.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17