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The encyclopedia of Ireland an A-Z guide to its people, places, history, and culture

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland


  • Ireland -- Encyclopedias,
  • Northern Ireland -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCiaran Brady, general editor.
ContributionsBrady, Ciaran.
LC ClassificationsDA906 .E53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 390 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6794220M
ISBN 100195216857
LC Control Number00062393

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