Wherever Green Is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora

Wherever Green Is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora

by Tim Pat Coogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403960143

ISBN-13: 9781403960146

Pub. Date: 10/18/2002

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

The population of Ireland is five million, but 70 million call themselves Irish. Here is their story in all its richness and complexity. Tim Pat Coogan traveled around the world where green is indeed worn to talk to the people who weaved the tale of "a dream born in a herdsman's shed and the secret scriptures of the poor." Along with American presidents,

Overview

The population of Ireland is five million, but 70 million call themselves Irish. Here is their story in all its richness and complexity. Tim Pat Coogan traveled around the world where green is indeed worn to talk to the people who weaved the tale of "a dream born in a herdsman's shed and the secret scriptures of the poor." Along with American presidents, best-selling authors and Riverdancers, Ireland gave the world a caring tradition borne by missionaries and teachers who spread a message of hope and the panorama of their life abroad comes alive in this magisterial work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403960146
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
10/18/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
1,135,141
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Europe
• United Kingdom
• United States of America
• Canada
• Australia
• New Zealand
• Africa
• Caribbean
• Latin America
• Japan, Rice Paddies and an Asian Perspective

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