These 39 articles, dating from 1932-1991, assess the economic history of Ireland since 1870, from the after-effects of the Great Famine to protectionism in the 1930s and Ireland's membership of the European Monetary System in the 1980s. The editor's comprehensive introduction surveys the literature and indicates key themes and trends in the two-volume set. Contributors include: J. Bradley, T.K. Daniel, R.C. Geary, J.M. Keynes, J. Lee, J.W. O'Hagan, K. O'Rourke, B.M. Walsh and R.B. Weir.