Wherever Green Is Worn

Wherever Green Is Worn

by Tim Pat Coogan
     
 

Far more Irishmen live outside Ireland than within it. This fascinating study by Ireland’s best-known and most controversial contemporary historian, reveals why this is, how it has come about and what the political, economic, religious and cultural realities are today for the populations of the “Irish Diaspora” in the countries they now inhabit.  See more details below

Overview

Far more Irishmen live outside Ireland than within it. This fascinating study by Ireland’s best-known and most controversial contemporary historian, reveals why this is, how it has come about and what the political, economic, religious and cultural realities are today for the populations of the “Irish Diaspora” in the countries they now inhabit.

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From the Publisher
“A journey into our own psyche…. Tim Pat Coogan has dug, Heaney-like, into the past while opening doors to faraway places.” – Frank McCourt

“Tim Pat Coogan manages to find “the story” in almost every country he has visited. This volume will stand as a challenging and controversial work…” – Dermot Keogh, The Irish Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099958505
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date:
07/23/2002
Pages:
768

Meet the Author

Tim Pat Coogan is the former editor of the Irish Press and author of The Troubles, De Valera, Michael Collins and The IRA.

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