by Darrell Figgis
Creation of a National Polity, 300-1000 A.D.
State Stability, 360-1000 A.D.
Foundation of the State, 200-1000 A.D.
Re-Creation of European Culture, 600-1100 A.D.
Foreign Military Invasion, 1168-1171
Foreign State Assumption and National War, 1171 A.D.
Nature of the National War, 1171-1315
Formal Repudiation of Foreign Dominion, 1315-1318
Re-creation of National State and Renewal of the Life of the Nation, 1319-1367
Statutes of Kilkenny, 1367 A.D.
England's Difficulty: Ireland's Revival of Prosperity, 1319-1486 A.D.
Renewal of War by Statecraft, 1486-1537
Nature of the War, 1500-1541
Extension of English Crown and Polity over Irish Crown and Polity: the Manner of its Accomplishment, 1541-1558
The First Plantations: Their Cause, Meaning and Effect, 1558-1590
Hugh O'Neill, 1590-1603
Further Plantations and Uprooting of National Polity, 1603-1641
Contrast of the Two Contending Conceptions of Civilisation 1550-1641
Confiscation by Legal Craft, 1628-1641
National Bondage, 1608-1641
Renewal of War, 1641-1650
"Hell or Connacht," 1653-1654
The Return of the Nation to its Old Lands, 1660-1689
Renewed War, 1689-1691
Penal Code 1691-1795
State of the Nation, 18th Century
The Rise of the Garrison, 1698-1779
Its Demand for Independence, 1779-1783
The Character of Grattan's Parliament, and its Effect on the Nation, 1783-1800
The Rising of 1798
Act of Union, 1800
Meaning of Act of Union and its Effect, 1800
Robert Emmet, 1803
The Forces Behind Daniel O'Connell, 1823-1829
The Failure of Daniel O'Connell, 1829-1843
Young Ireland, 1843-1848
Risings the Heir to Risings, 1848-1867
The Land War and its Significance, 1848-1903
War in the Enemy's Camp, 1877-1903
The Awakening of the Nation, 1891-1913
Declaration of Independence, 1914-1916
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
A touching story for the genuine booklover, written by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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