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A Reading Book in Irish History (Illustrated) By P. W. Joyce
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The book, as will be seen, contains a mixture of Irish History, Biography, and Romance; and most of the pieces appear in their present form now for the first time. A knowledge of the History of the... More > country is conveyed, partly in special Historical Sketches, partly in the Notes under the Illustrations, and partly through the Biography of important personages, who flourished at various periods from St. Brigit down to the Great Earl of Kildare. And besides this, the Stories, like those of all other ancient nations, teach History of another kind, very important in its own way. Ancient Irish Manuscript books contain great numbers of Historical and Romantic Tales; and the specimens given here in translation will, I am confident, give the reader a very favourable impression of old Irish writings of this class.< Less
A Child's History of Ireland By P. W. Joyce
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Written by one of Ireland’s most noted cultural historians, this beautifully written and illustrated work covers Irish history from the earliest times to the mid-nineteenth century. Although... More > written for children, the author admitted in his introduction that adults had found it equally readable and informative. Starting with an explanation of the ancient originating legends of the Irish people, the author sorts out fact from fiction in an entertaining story-telling manner, keeping the narrative gripping and eventful through the centuries of tumultuous Irish history. Read about Irish Paganism, the conversion to Christianity, the Viking and Danish invasions, the history-turning Anglo-Norman invasion, and the long centuries of bloody and violent struggle with the English overlords. Now completely reset, with original and new illustrations.< Less
A Child's History of Ireland By P. W. Joyce
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Written by one of Ireland’s most noted cultural historians, this beautifully written and illustrated work covers Irish history from the earliest times to the mid-nineteenth century. Although... More > written for children, the author admitted in his introduction that adults had found it equally readable and informative. Starting with an explanation of the ancient originating legends of the Irish people, the author sorts out fact from fiction in an entertaining story-telling manner, keeping the narrative gripping and eventful through the centuries of tumultuous Irish history. Read about Irish Paganism, the conversion to Christianity, the Viking and Danish invasions, the history-turning Anglo-Norman invasion, and the long centuries of bloody and violent struggle with the English overlords. Now completely reset, with original and new illustrations.< Less
The Story of Ancient Irish Civilization By P. W. (Patrick Weston) Joyce
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Patrick Weston Joyce (1827 – 7 January 1914) was an Irish... More > historian, writer and music collector, known particularly for his research in local place names of Ireland.He was born in Ballyorgan in the Ballyhoura Mountains, on the borders of counties Limerick and Cork in Ireland, and grew up in nearby Glenosheen. The family claimed descent from one Seán Mór Seoighe (fl. 1680), a stonemason from Connemara, County Galway.Robert Dwyer Joyce was a younger brother. Joyce was a native Irish speaker who started his education at a hedge school. He then attended school in Mitchelstown, County Cork.Joyce started work in 1845 with the Commission of National Education. He became a teacher and principal of the Model School, Clonmel. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Weston_Joyce< Less
Book by Authors - North Long Beach Anthology By Greggory Moore et al.
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Book by Authors is an anthology of creative works by local writers and artists that showcases our local talent, helps unveil who we are as a community (both intellectually and experientially) and... More > produces both a learning tool and an inspiring opportunity for our youth.< Less
Book by Authors - North Long Beach Anthology By Alicia Adams et al.
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Book by Authors is an anthology of creative works by local writers and artists that showcases our local talent, helps unveil who we are as a community (both intellectually and experientially) and... More > produces both a learning tool and an inspiring opportunity for our youth.< Less
Modern Essays By Christopher Morley
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Thirty-three epitomal English and American personal essays chosen by a novelist who conceived the reader of his anthology as “a friend spending the evening in happy gossip along the... More > shelves.” List of Authors: John Macy, William Allen White, Rupert Brooke, Don Marquis, David W. Bone, William McFee, Joyce Kilmer, Joseph Conrad, A. P. Herbert, O. W. Firkins, Hilaire Belloc, William Osler, Stephen Leacock, Harry Morgan Ayres, Thomas Burke, A. A. Milne, Max Beerbohm, Stuart P. Sherman, H. M. Tomlinson, Louise Imogen Guiney, Stewart Edward White, Marian Storm, George Santayana, Simeon Strunsky, George Saintsbury, Bertrand Russell, Philip Guedalla, Robert Palfrey Utter, Logan Pearsall Smith, James Branch Cabell, Robert Cortes Holliday, Harry Esty Dounce & Heywood Broun< Less