The Irish world the history and cultural achievements of the Irish people

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  • Ireland -- Civilization.

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Statementedited by Brian De Breffny ; texts by E. Estyn Evans ... [et al.].
ContributionsDe Breffny, Brian., Evans, E. Estyn 1905-
LC ClassificationsDA925 .I75 1977b
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4613010M
ISBN 10050025057X
LC Control Number77376885

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