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A history of ireland in 100 objects

Author: Fintan O'Toole
Publisher: Dublin : Royal Irish Academy, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Objects don't just have stories, they tell stories. But what they said to their contemporaries may be different from what they say to us. Whether it's a silver tea urn from Georgian Dublin or an illuminated page from the Book of Kells, these objects help us gain a more complex understanding of our past. Over the past two years Fintan O'Toole has chosen 100 objects, the majority of which can be found in the National  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fintan O'Toole
ISBN: 9781908996152 1908996153
OCLC Number: 822667552
Notes: Originally published as a weekly series in The Irish times between February 2011 and January 2013.
Awards: Winner of Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards 2013, Best Irish-Published Book of the Year 2013 (Ireland)
Short-listed for Business to Arts Awards 2013 2013 (Ireland)
Description: xii, 238 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Fintan O'Toole, the Irish Times.

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The Irish Times literary editor Fintan O'Toole selects 100 objects to narrate a history of Ireland.  Read more...

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