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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland

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"Ireland is, after all, a familial country; Irish history and Irish inter-communal relations, often seem to me to take on the character of a family quarrel. And we all know how families get through their days of festival and holiday: by not talking about certain subjects". Roy Foster's books on Ireland have always generated vigorous discussion, but in "The Irish Story" he breaks fresh ground even by his own standards. Here he argues that, over the centuries, Irish history itself has been turned into "a story". He examines ...

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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland
2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195168877

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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making it Up in Ireland
2002, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140296853

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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland
2002, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195159028

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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making it Up in Ireland
2001, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713994971

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