HIST 317A: History of Early Modern Ireland

This course is a survey of the history of early modern Ireland, starting in the 15th century and ending with the Union between England and Ireland in 1801. Students will develop an understanding of the problems and divisions that beset Ireland in this period and that have shaped its future until this day. The particular problems of political interaction, colonization, and the state formation as well as the contentious nature of religious developments in early modern Ireland will be addressed.

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