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Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change 1970-2000 R.F. Foster

Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change 1970-2000

R.F. Foster

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ISBN : 9780141017655
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227 pages
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From 1970, things were changing in Ireland - the Celtic Tiger had finally woken, and the rules for everything from gender roles and religion to international relations were being entirely rewritten. Luck and the Irish examines how the country hasMoreFrom 1970, things were changing in Ireland - the Celtic Tiger had finally woken, and the rules for everything from gender roles and religion to international relations were being entirely rewritten. Luck and the Irish examines how the country has weathered these last thirty years of change, and what these changes may mean in the long run. R. F. Foster also looks at how characters as diverse as Gerry Adams, Mary Robinson, Charles Haughey and Bob Geldof have contributed to Irelands altered psyche, and uncovers some of the scandals, corruption and marketing masterminds that have transformed Ireland - and its luck.