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The Concise History of Modern Ireland

Richard Killeen

The Concise History of Modern Ireland

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Published by Gill & Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Ireland,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10527477M
    ISBN 100717140695
    ISBN 109780717140695

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