History of Belfast by Owen, David John Sir

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Published by W. & G. Baird in Belfast .

Written in English

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  • Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby D.J. Owen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 459 p., 18 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17992239M

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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’).

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"Belfast: A History" is an exceptionally well History of Belfast book and beautifully illustrated history of one of Ireland's premier and often controversial cities. Thoroughly 'reader friendly', informed and informative, "Belfast: A History" is highly recommended for community library collections and the reading lists for non-specialist general readers with /5(2).

"The book will make good a good present for anyone interested in the socio-politico-economic history of Belfast and wanting to get ahead of next year's commemorations."--Northern Irish Bloggers "There have been many books written about our city's rich history, but this is undoubtedly the most ambitious, and also the most timely, coinciding as /5(13).

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He writes in a breezy, readable style and covers the subject thoroughly. The book is 'Facts and Figures of the Belfast Pogrom ' by G.B. Kenna and, as the name suggests, it was an account of violence in Belfast.

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