Ireland in the Age of Imperialism and Revolution, 1760-1801

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Clarendon Press, 1991 - 740 pages
The later decades of the eighteenth century were for Ireland an era of momentous political developments. This book surveys the social, economic, and intellectual background; indicates the links between Ireland and Great Britain and the rest of the empire; examines the machinery of central and local government; and describes the course of politics at a time when political activity greatly accelerated and was strongly influenced by external forces.

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