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Story of Ireland by [Hegarty, Neil]
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U.K. Praise for The Story of Ireland:
"An engrossing and highly readable account of the sweep of Irish history."--"The Sunday Independent" (Ireland)
"A new view of history...Everyone should read this."
--"Evening Herald "(UK)
"An engaging, entertaining, and accessible history...Captures the complex state of a nation."--"RTEGuide" (UK)

Praise for "The Story of Ireland """

"A prime starter kit. Author Neil Hegarty artfully encapsulates this land of saints and scholars from 433 BC to 2010."

--"Boston Globe"

"A fresh recasting of Irish history...A finely researched and timely celebration of Ireland's turbulent history and conservative people." --"Publishers Weekly " "A balanced overview of the history of Ireland...Hegarty highlights the complexities underlying Ireland's ongoing conflicts...Recommended for general readers seeking a thourough, nonpartisan guide to...the history of this...country."--"Booklist "

"A most impressive sweep through the preceding centuries ...An engrossing and highly readable account of the sweep of Irish history."

--"The Irish Sunday Independent "

"A new view of history...Everyone should read this."

--"Evening Herald" (UK)

"An engaging, entertaining, and accessible history...Captures the complex state of a nation."

--"RTEGuide" (UK)

"Hegarty's book is an admirably even-handed one, and though ... it may be generations before a 'new national memory' replaces the ingrained chronicle of repression and reprisal, we should be grateful for such an intelligent attempt to hasten it."

--"Tablet "(UK)

A prime starter kit. Author Neil Hegarty artfully encapsulates this land of saints and scholars from 433 BC to 2010. "Boston Globe"

A fresh recasting of Irish history...A finely researched and timely celebration of Ireland's turbulent history and conservative people. "Publishers Weekly "

A balanced overview of the history of Ireland...Hegarty highlights the complexities underlying Ireland's ongoing conflicts...Recommended for general readers seeking a thourough, nonpartisan guide to...the history of this...country. "Booklist"

A most impressive sweep through the preceding centuries An engrossing and highly readable account of the sweep of Irish history. "The Irish Sunday Independent"

A new view of history...Everyone should read this. "Evening Herald (UK)"

An engaging, entertaining, and accessible history...Captures the complex state of a nation. "RTEGuide (UK)"

Hegarty's book is an admirably even-handed one, and though it may be generations before a new national memory' replaces the ingrained chronicle of repression and reprisal, we should be grateful for such an intelligent attempt to hasten it. "Tablet (UK)""

"A prime starter kit. Author Neil Hegarty artfully encapsulates this land of saints and scholars from 433 BC to 2010." --Boston Globe

"A fresh recasting of Irish history...A finely researched and timely celebration of Ireland's turbulent history and conservative people." --Publishers Weekly

"A balanced overview of the history of Ireland...Hegarty highlights the complexities underlying Ireland's ongoing conflicts...Recommended for general readers seeking a thourough, nonpartisan guide to...the history of this...country." --Booklist

"A most impressive sweep through the preceding centuries ...An engrossing and highly readable account of the sweep of Irish history." --The Irish Sunday Independent

"A new view of history...Everyone should read this." --Evening Herald (UK)

"An engaging, entertaining, and accessible history...Captures the complex state of a nation." --RTEGuide (UK)

"Hegarty's book is an admirably even-handed one, and though ... it may be generations before a 'new national memory' replaces the ingrained chronicle of repression and reprisal, we should be grateful for such an intelligent attempt to hasten it." --Tablet (UK)

Review

Praise for "The Story of Ireland """

"A prime starter kit. Author Neil Hegarty artfully encapsulates this land of saints and scholars from 433 BC to 2010."

--"Boston Globe"

"A fresh recasting of Irish history...A finely researched and timely celebration of Ireland's turbulent history and conservative people." --"Publishers Weekly " "A balanced overview of the history of Ireland...Hegarty highlights the complexities underlying Ireland's ongoing conflicts...Recommended for general readers seeking a thourough, nonpartisan guide to...the history of this...country."--"Booklist "

"A most impressive sweep through the preceding centuries ...An engrossing and highly readable account of the sweep of Irish history."

--"The Irish Sunday Independent "

"A new view of history...Everyone should read this."

--"Evening Herald" (UK)

"An engaging, entertaining, and accessible history...Captures the complex state of a nation."

--"RTEGuide" (UK)

"Hegarty's book is an admirably even-handed one, and though ... it may be generations before a 'new national memory' replaces the ingrained chronicle of repression and reprisal, we should be grateful for such an intelligent attempt to hasten it."

--"Tablet "(UK)


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3289 KB
  • Print Length: 418 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1846079705
  • Publisher: BBC Digital (24 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007IVBM4M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #91,994 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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