Chronology; Introduction: a failed revolution? Jane Ohlmeyer; 1. What really happened in Ireland in 1641? Nicholas Canny; 2. Four armies in Ireland Scott Wheeler; 3. The military revolution in seventeenth-century Ireland Rolf Loeber and Geoffrey Parker; 4. Ireland independent: confederate foreign policy and international relations Jane Ohlmeyer; 5. 'Political' poems in the mid seventeenth-century crisis Michelle O. Riordan; 6. Strafford's ghost: the British context of Viscount Lisle's lieutenancy in Ireland John Adamson; 7. The Irish economy at war, 1641-52 Raymond Gillespie; 8. The seventeenth-century land settlement in Ireland: towards a statistical interpretation Kevin McKenny; 9. Radical religion in Ireland, 1641-60 Phil Kilroy; 10. The Protestant interest, 1641-60 T. C. Barnard; 11. 1659 and the road to restoration Aidan Clarke; Conclusion: settling and unsettling Ireland: the Cromwellian and Williamite revolutions T. C. Barnard.
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