Irish review. the literature and politics of Irish

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Published by Institute of Irish Studies, Queen"s University of Belfast in Belfast .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Irish language -- History.,
  • Ireland -- Civilization.

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Statementeditors Kevin Barry ... [ et al.].
ContributionsBarry, Kevin.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,153p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20220147M

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