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A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland

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In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors. A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism and tourism. Enriched by cross-cultural comparisons with the history of the American West, A Book of Migrations carves a new route through Ireland's history, literature and landscape.

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"A brilliant meditation on travel."--The New York Times

Synopsis:

Travel and history intermingle in this elegant reflection on identity and memory. In her journey through Ireland, author Rebecca Solnit portrays in microcosm a history made up of great tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism, and tourism. Her observations carve a new route through Ireland's history, literature, and landscape.

About the Author

Rebecca Solnit is author of, among other books, Wanderlust, A Book of Migrations, A Field Guide to Getting Lost, the NBCC award-winning River of Shadows and A Paradise Built In Hell. A contributing editor to Harper’s, she writes regularly for the London Review of Books and the Los Angeles Times. She lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859841860
Author:
Solnit, Rebecca
Publisher:
Verso
Location:
London
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Literary landmarks
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1018
Publication Date:
19980617
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.75x5.12x.58 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Travel and history intermingle in this elegant reflection on identity and memory. In her journey through Ireland, author Rebecca Solnit portrays in microcosm a history made up of great tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism, and tourism. Her observations carve a new route through Ireland's history, literature, and landscape.
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