The University of St. Thomas

Irish Hist Survey: Celtic-1972
Title:Irish Hist Survey: Celtic-1972
Course Number:223
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Donahue, Kelly L
Time:1525 - 1700
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC 222
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 M  -  W   -  - 6 9 15
Course Description:
As a survey of Irish History, the course covers early Irish history and society, the Viking and Norman invasions, and special attention is given to the early modern period and the origins of Ulster during the Tudor-Stuart Period in English History. In the 18th century the origins of Irish nationalism and the Rising of 1798 is highlighted. In the 19th century the course covers Catholic Emancipation, the Great Famine and emigration and the movement for Home Rule. Twentieth century Ireland includes the creation of the Irish Free State and the history of contemporary Ireland to the present.