Byline: Daphne Abernethy
THIS is the latest volume in the County History and Society series to be published. The 1,080-page text, with more than 170 illustrations, brings together 30 scholars, who, in as many chapters, outline the key themes in the making of the modern county.
All of the contributions - ranging in subject matter from archaeology and St Patrick to aspects of farming and the famine - are based on original research so that the book unfolds as an authoritative account of the county and the territories which preceded it.
The volume begins with the prehistory inhabitants, moves to Armagh's Iron Age and the Tain Bo Cuailgne and then focuses on the …