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The Economic Development of Ireland in the Twentieth Century





ISBN 9780415026512
Published November 5, 1988 by Routledge
316 Pages

 
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This book examines Irish economic development in the twentieth century compared with other European countries. It traces the growth of the Republic's economy from its separation from Britain in the early 1920s through to the present. It assesses the factors which encouraged and inhibited economic development, and concludes with an appraisal of the country's present state and future prospects.

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`...a timely and concise study of certain key themes in modern Irish economic development, and it is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand Ireland's economic history during the last two years.' - The Economic History Review

`This book is both a useful textbook and work of reference and a stimulating essay on the Irish economy. I strongly recommend it' - Mary Daly, Irish Historical Studies

`...a timely and concise study of certain key themes in modern Irish economic development, and it is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand Ireland's economic history during the last 20 years.' - The Economic History Review