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Employing a novelistic and impressionistic style that bears some similarity to Eduardo Galeano's multi-volume history of the Americas, Memory of Fire (which is alluded to in the dedication), Akenson (history, Queen's U., UK) presents a history of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora from the beginning of the Christian era to the late 20th century, although this volume, containing the first two "books" of four, only reaches to 1845. In this reconstruction of Irish history, naturally enough, much of the material is concerned with the Irish religious experience and with Irish involvement in the British Empire.
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Employing a novelistic and impressionistic style that bears some similarity to Eduardo Galeano's multi-volume history of the Americas, Memory of Fire (which is alluded to in the dedication), Akenson (history, Queen's U., UK) presents a history of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora from the beginning of the Christian era to the late 20th century, although this volume, containing the first two "books" of four, only reaches to 1845. In this reconstruction of Irish history, naturally enough, much of the material is concerned with the Irish religious experience and with Irish involvement in the British Empire. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Don Akenson is the author of numerous books including Surpassing Wonder: The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds (nominated for the Governor General's Award) and, most recently, Some Family: The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself. He teache

Product Details

ISBN:
9780773528901
Author:
Akenson, Don
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press
Author:
Akenson, Donald H.
Author:
Akenson, Donald Harman
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Ireland Civilization.
Subject:
Ireland History.
Subject:
India
Subject:
World History-Western Civilization
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Irish History of Civilization
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
840
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1400 gr

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History and Social Science » World History » Western Civilization

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