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Douglas Hyde : a Maker of Modern Ireland.

Author: Janet Egleson Dunleavy; Gareth W Dunleavy
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1938, at an age when most men are long retired, Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) was elected first president of modern Ireland. The unanimous choice of delegates from all political factions, he was no stranger to public life or to fame. Until now, however, there has been no full-scale biography of this important historical and literary figure.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Egleson Dunleavy; Gareth W Dunleavy
ISBN: 9780520909328 0520909321 0520066847 9780520066847
OCLC Number: 630527882
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (501 pages)
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 Douglas Hyde and the Generational Imperative; 2 A Smiling Public Man; 3 The Budding Branch; 4 The Voices of the Fathers; 5 First Flowering; 6 Between Connacht and Dublin; 7 To Canada; 8 A Different AmericaA Different Ireland; 9 A Bridle for Proteus; 10 The Happiest of Men; 11 Plays and Players; 12 The Larger Stage; 13 With the Irish in America; 14 Triumphs and Troubles; 15 The Rocky Road to Revolution; 16 The Terrible Beauty; 17 In and Out of Public Life; 18 The Road to ras an Uachtarin; 19 The Presidency; 20 Death and Dispersal; SOURCES CONSULTED; INDEX.

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In 1938, at an age when most men are long retired, Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) was elected first president of modern Ireland. The unanimous choice of delegates from all political factions, he was no stranger to public life or to fame. Until now, however, there has been no full-scale biography of this important historical and literary figure.

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