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The Everything Irish History and Heritage Book : From Brian Boru and St. Patrick to Sinn Fein and the Troubles, All You Need to Know about the Emerald Isle
If you've ever searched for a four-leaf clover or raised a pint on St. Patrick's Day, you've been touched by the captivating influence of Irish culture. The Everything(r) Irish History & Heritage Book takes you back to the old country and the distinctive personalities, places, and events that have made this country unique.
From its breathtaking scenery and architecture to its celebrated saints and scholars, few places on earth match Ireland's romantic attraction and historical fascination. The Everything(r) Irish History & Heritage Book walks you through Ireland's 1,600 years of history and acquaints you with the music, literature, food, and sports that have helped shape its inspiring legacy.
Features authoritative information on:
*Celtic mythology and ancient folklore
*The Irish literary tradition-from The Book of Kells to Ulysses
*The potato famine and the Great Hunger
*The Irish in America and the immigration experience
*The Troubles and the road to peace
*Religion and family life
Packed with historical information and cultural insights, this fascinating guide is your ticket to the past, present, and future of the Emerald Isle.
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F&W Media, Inc.
December 31, 2003
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