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Ideas Matter: Essays In Honour of Conor Cruise O'Brien
     

Ideas Matter: Essays In Honour of Conor Cruise O'Brien

by Richard English (Editor), Joseph Morrison Skelly (Editor)
 
In "Ideas Matter" a wide array of Irish and international figures pay tribute to Conor Cruise O'Brien, with a collection of original essays on a wide range of issues which fascinated O'Brien: Irish history and politics, the United Nations, the Middle East, African affairs, American studies, the interplay of literature and politics, Edmund Burke, deTocqueville,

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In "Ideas Matter" a wide array of Irish and international figures pay tribute to Conor Cruise O'Brien, with a collection of original essays on a wide range of issues which fascinated O'Brien: Irish history and politics, the United Nations, the Middle East, African affairs, American studies, the interplay of literature and politics, Edmund Burke, deTocqueville, Camus, and W.B. Yeats. They also reflect, with admiration and affection, on the highlights of a remarkable career. The broad reach of these topics underscores the scope of O'Brien's concerns. This book will be of interest to students of the humanities and political sciences.

Author Biography: Richard English is Professor in the School of Politics, Queen's University, Dublin. Joseph Morrison Skelly is Assistant Professor of History at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853718823
Publisher:
Poolbeg Press
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
410

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