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Macmillan Atlas of Irish History
     

Macmillan Atlas of Irish History

by Sean Duffy, Brendan Smith (Joint Author), Thomas Crean
 
Explore the story of Eire, Ireland, a nation and people of powerful independence, pride, and culture. Forty-five double-page spreads frame all major events in the island s history with authoritative but accessible text, period art and photos, and definitive maps. From Celtic times to the Viking Wars to Cromwell to the Great Famine, Ireland's distinctive past comes

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Explore the story of Eire, Ireland, a nation and people of powerful independence, pride, and culture. Forty-five double-page spreads frame all major events in the island s history with authoritative but accessible text, period art and photos, and definitive maps. From Celtic times to the Viking Wars to Cromwell to the Great Famine, Ireland's distinctive past comes alive on these pages. For the 40% of Americans (106 million people) who trace their ancestry to Ireland, here is the one atlas that captures the spirit and geography of the Irish republic. Published to coincide with a PBS series on the Irish in America, as well as the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United Irish League. Thomas Crean, Sean Duffy, Raymond Gillespie, James Kelly, Colm Lennon, and Brendon Smith are all noted experts on various periods of Irish history, and are currently affiliated with colleges and universities throughout Ireland. Cartographer Malcolm Swanston is renowned as a leading thematic map maker for such titles as The Atlas of World War II and Macmillan s Atlas of

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028620114
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
ARCADIA ED
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.56(d)

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