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An illustrated dictionary of Irish history

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Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Ireland -- History -- Encyclopedias.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 220) and index

StatementGuy de la Bédoyère ... [ et al.] ; general editor, Séamas MacAnnaidh.
ContributionsDe la Bédoyère, Guy., Mac Annaidh, Séamus
LC ClassificationsDA912 .I48 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3747144M
ISBN 100717135365
LC Control Number2003427932

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