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by David Burnett,Jonathan Bardon
Author: David Burnett,Jonathan Bardon
Publisher: Blackstaff Pr (April 1, 1997)
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In 1982 Jonathan Bardon published his bestselling Belfast: An Illustrated History. Now, with historian co-author David Burnett, he has created a compact and up-to-date history of this significant Irish port.
In 1982 Jonathan Bardon published his bestselling Belfast: An Illustrated History. Covering over thirteen centuries since the first human settlement at the ford on the River Farset, this compact history includes vivid descriptions of the radical poli In 1982 Jonathan Bardon published his bestselling Belfast: An Illustrated History.
Jonathan Eric Bardon OBE (born in Dublin, 1941), is an Irish historian and author. Bardon was born in Dublin in 1941 and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1963. Shortly thereafter, in 1964, he moved to Belfast to begin his teaching career at Orangefield Boys Secondary School. While in Belfast, he enrolled at Queens University, Belfast, where he received a Diploma in Education, also in 1964.
A Brief History of Belfast. NOW THE HISTORY Belfast dates back to the early 17th century and, although a relatively young settlement, is Northern Ireland’s largest, and the island of Ireland’s second largest, city. The name ‘Belfast’ comes from the Gaelic ‘Beal Feirste’ (‘mouth of the sandy ford’). 1641-49 & 1688-90 Two major Catholic risings are put down, first by English Protestant revolutionary Oliver Cromwell, then the Dutch King William lll of Orange. The fledgling Protestant plantation is secured and Ireland becomes firmly British
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Find nearly any book by Jonathan Bardon. ISBN 9780856405884 (978-0-85640-588-4) Softcover, Blackstaff Pr, 1997. Find signed collectible books: 'Belfast: A Pocket History'. Belfast: An Illustrated History. ISBN 9780856402722 (978-0-85640-272-2) Hardcover, Blackstaff Pr, 1992.
This best-selling history of Belfast from its beginnings as a river-crossing, through its centuries of radical politics and thrusting commercial enterprise, to its present state, is w established as the definitive book on the subject. Extracts from contemporary letters, newspapers and official reports, together with the memories of ordinary men and women, enrich the lucid and compassionate narrative, vividly evoking the daily life of the city.
Bardon, Jonathan, and David Burnett. Belfast: A Pocket History (1997). Sheehan, Sean, and Pat Levy. Contemporary European History 2007 16(2): 169-197. php?title Belfast&oldid 1510476".
Jonathan Bardon (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0856402722. Book Condition: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Why is ISBN important? ISBN. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Sold by ThriftBooks - Motor City.
Jonathan Bardon was born in Dublin in 1941 but has lived and worked in Belfast since 1963. He is author of several books on Irish history, most notably A history of Ulster (1992) and, most recently, A history of Ireland in 250 episodes (2008) based on BBC Radio Ulster broadcasts. He has written radio and television historical documentaries for BBC, UTV, RTÉ and Channel 4. He was chairman of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council between 1996 and 2002 and was awarded the OBE for services to community life in 2003.