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A dictionary of Irish biography

Author: Henry Boylan
Publisher: Niwot, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"A Dictionary of Irish Biography is an essential reference book containing brief biographies of nearly 1,700 noteworthy and lesser-known Irish men and women. The only single volume A-Z to summarize the lives and achievements of Ireland's most distinguished people from 400 A.D. to the present, its list of subjects includes hundreds of figures of literary, cultural, political, and sociological note: from Grace  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
Biographical dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boylan, Henry.
Dictionary of Irish biography.
Niwot, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, ©1998
(OCoLC)754555811
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Boylan
ISBN: 1570982368 9781570982361
OCLC Number: 40217521
Description: xviii, 462 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Henry Boylan.

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"A Dictionary of Irish Biography is an essential reference book containing brief biographies of nearly 1,700 noteworthy and lesser-known Irish men and women. The only single volume A-Z to summarize the lives and achievements of Ireland's most distinguished people from 400 A.D. to the present, its list of subjects includes hundreds of figures of literary, cultural, political, and sociological note: from Grace O'Malley (Granuaile) to Maud Gonne: from Wolfe Tone to Michael Collins: from St. Patrick to Daniel O'Connell: from Jonathan Swift to Samuel Beckett."--Jacket.

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