101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History


Subtitle: People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle, The
Author: Hackney, Ryan; Blackwell, Amy Hackney; Kimmer, Garland
Binding: Softback
Cover Price: 9.95
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Publisher: Adams Media
Copyright Year:
Publication Year: 2006
ISBN#: 1-59869-323-9
LCCN#: 2006028431
Pages: 256
Address: Avon, Mass
Dewey Decimal: 941.5
LoC Classification: DA911 .H32 2007


Genre: Reference
Series Number: 859
Condition: New
Shelf: 24
Goodreads: Yes


Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald Isle

Forget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney; 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish

Inside, you'll learn about:

  • Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasions
  • Famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell—and Bono!
  • The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?)
  • Irish music and dance

Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide,101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish Historyis an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.