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Synopsis:

Akenson weaves ironic and playful historical miniatures of Irish misery, folly, and glory. Like the archetypal stories in the Talmuds, the artful fictions in An Irish History of Civilization are universal, big truths that require a big canvas. Akenson follows his chosen peoples on their odyssey around the globe in a story like no other, the lines between history and fiction irretrievably lost in the mists of Irish time.

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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:
9780773535480
Author:
Akenson, Don
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
World History-Western Civilization
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Irish History of Civilization
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
840
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1028 gr

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History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Ireland
History and Social Science » World History » Western Civilization
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Product details 840 pages McGill-Queen's University Press - English 9780773535480 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Akenson weaves ironic and playful historical miniatures of Irish misery, folly, and glory. Like the archetypal stories in the Talmuds, the artful fictions in An Irish History of Civilization are universal, big truths that require a big canvas. Akenson follows his chosen peoples on their odyssey around the globe in a story like no other, the lines between history and fiction irretrievably lost in the mists of Irish time.
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