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An Irish History of Civilization, Vol. 1

An Irish History of Civilization, Vol. 1

By: Donald Harman Akenson (author)Hardback

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The grace of fiction combined with the power of history

About Author

Don Akenson is the author of numerous books including Surpassing Wonder: The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds (nominated for the Governor General's Award) and, most recently, Some Family: The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself. He teache

Contents

Book One Downpatrick is the butterfly capital of the universe Prelude 1; The Discus Throwers 16-400CE; The Rope Braiders 150-400CE; The Book of the Conquests of Ireland 3000 BCE-493CE; Who Spreadest Out the Heavens 493-1493; New Worlds Seduce the Old 1488-1610; Misplaced Files 1610-1660; The Empire of the Obscure: The West Indies 1620-1667; The Mainland Colonies 1584-1690; The Empire of the Ambiguous: The West Indies 1668-1690; Glory in Some Fashion 1690-1785; The Devil's Sugar Plantation: The West Indies 1690-1785; Thirteen Is a Lucky Number 1690-1785 Book Two Kings of the wild frontiers?Off Their Knees. Ireland 1785-1830; Cry Not for Cook's Wake 1768-1793; Measuring the Land of Resentment. Australia 1785-1830; The Long White Shroud. New Zealand 1792-1830; Albion, Hibernia's Bent Old Darling 1715-1830; St. Paul Comes to Polynesia 1795-1830; The Canadas 1770-1830; The American Evolution 1785-1830; The Edge. Ireland 1830-1845; Regarding the Crown Jewel. India 1785-1845; Not the Darkest of Continents. Africa 1805-1845; The End of Easy Money. The West Indies 1800-1865; Advance Australia Fair, or Foul 1830-45; Treaty Negotiations? New Zealand 1830-1845; Pebbles in God's Hand. Polynesia 1830-1845; Neighbour. England 1830-1845; Upper Canada. Ireland's Cold Dominion 1830-1845; Compression and Expansion. The United States 1830-1845

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773528901
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 840
  • ID: 9780773528901
  • ISBN10: 0773528903

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