A History of Ireland in 100 Words

A History of Ireland in 100 Words

Author: Sharon Arbuthnot

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ISBN: 1911479180

Category: Ireland

Page: 320

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This book tells a history of Ireland through the examination of 100 key words from the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of the Irish Language, the most comprehensive dictionary of Irish in existence. The book is aimed at a popular audience and is intended to increase awareness and understanding of the Irish language for the period spanning the seventh to the seventeenth century, but it assumes no prior knowledge of the language on the part of the reader. It is divided into themes, including writing and literature, food and feasting, technology and science, the body, and other worlds, and each entry will explore a word or group of words related to a particular idea or object, such as 'home', 'death', 'people' or 'book'. Entries are short, c. 500 words, and self-contained, so that readers can dip into the book where they please.
A History of Ireland in 100 Words
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Sharon Arbuthnot, Ní Mhaonaigh Máire, Gregory Toner
Categories: Ireland
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-23 - Publisher:

This book tells a history of Ireland through the examination of 100 key words from the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of the Irish Language, the most comprehensive dictionary of Irish in existence. The book is aimed at a popular audience and is intended to increase awareness and understanding of the
A History of Ireland in 100 Words
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sharon Arbuthnot, Gregory Toner, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh
Categories: Ireland
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

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