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Richard Killeen is a historian and the editorial director of an Irish publishing company. He has written a number of books on Ireland’s past including A Short History of the 1916 Rising and The Concise History of Modern Ireland.
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review by . March 03, 2013
In response to my reading of Leon Uris's Trinity, a historical fiction of Ireland's struggle for independence and nationhood, I wanted to learn more about the history without the fiction.  This is my response.  Killeen has written a very brief survey of Irish history from prehistory through 2011 in just 300 small paperback pages.  With this limited space he necessarily focuses on the big issues of political history and the occasional comments on the religious and cultural …
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