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Dictionary of Irish biography : from the earliest times to the year 2002

Author: J I McGuire; James Quinn; Royal Irish Academy.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press : Royal Irish Academy, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over 9,000 entries outline the lives and careers of prominent Irish men and women, including writers, scientists, politicians and musicians.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Biography
Diccionarios
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J I McGuire; James Quinn; Royal Irish Academy.
ISBN: 9780521633314 0521633311 9780521199735 0521199735 9780521199742 0521199743 9780521199766 052119976X 9780521199773 0521199778 9780521199797 0521199794 9780521199803 0521199808 9780521199810 0521199816 9780521199834 0521199832 9780521199841 0521199840
OCLC Number: 434562664
Notes: "Under the auspices of the Royal Irish Academy"--3rd prelim. page.
Awards: Winner of American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) for Best Multivolume Reference work in the Humanities and Social Sciences 2009
Commended for The online version of the Dictionary of Irish Biography was 'highly commended' at the Information Services Group awards ceremony 2010
Description: 9 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. A --
Burchill --
v. 2. Burdy --
Czira --
v. 3. D --
F --
v. 4. G --
I --
v. 5. Kane --
McGuinness --
v. 6. McGuire --
Nutt --
v. 7. Oates --
Patten --
v. 8. Patterson --
Stagg --
v. 9. Staines --
Z.
Responsibility: edited by James McGuire and James Quinn.

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