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The Partition Reviews

The Partition by Charles Townshend

The Partition: Ireland Divided, 1885-1925

Charles Townshend

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1 review

Category: History, Non-fiction
Imprint: Allen Lane
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 1 Apr 2021
ISBN: 9780241300862

'A model of research and analysis ... Townshend's concise and intelligent book tells a painful story that is probably not yet over' Simon Heffer, Daily Telegraph

4 stars out of 5
Diarmaid Ferriter
15 May 2021

"Charles Townshend’s assessment layered and fair"

This is a timely and important book, not just because of the centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland but because so much of its content remains relevant to understanding contemporary preoccupations and controversies.

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