In Search of Ireland's Heroes: The Story of the Irish from the English Invasion to the Present Day (Hardcover)

The Story of the Irish from the English Invasion to the Present Day

By Carmel McCaffrey

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 9781566636155, 290pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006

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Description

A history of Ireland from the twelfth century to the present, following on the author's highly successful In Search of Ancient Ireland. In addition to plumbing the historical record, Ms. McCaffrey discusses the leading Irish families and their social roles, and the great castles and homes that dot the Irish countryside. The history comes alive for the present-day reader. Illustrated.
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