Ireland and the Wider World, 1919-73

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ireland and the Wider World, 1919-73

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    History, Irish Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Irish foreign policy in 1919; origins of Irish foreign policy; the diplomatic service in 1919; Anglo-Irish relations: Anglo-Irish treaty 1921, from empire to commonwealth, dominion status, imperial conferences, Statute of Westminister 1931; External Relations Act 1936, 1937 Constitution; Ireland and the United States ? Wilson and peace 1918-1920, relief aid and recognition, immigration legislation; disarmament, normalisation; FDR and Ireland; the Spanish Civil war 1936; Emigration: the diaspora, the missionary movement; World War Two: neutrality, the role of foreign diplomats in Ireland, ?benevolent neutrality?, the balance sheet in 1945; the Marshall Plan, 1947-58; the Cold War and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; Ireland and the European Economic Community; multilateral organisations: League of Nations, the United Nations; the developing world ? South America, Africa and Asia 1945-74.

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