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Douglas Hyde

A Maker of Modern Ireland

Douglas Hyde( )
Author: Dunleavy, Janet Egleson
Dunleavy, Gareth W.
ISBN:978-0-520-90932-8
Publication Date:Feb 1991
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $57.95
Book Description:

In 1938, at an age when most men are long retired, Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) was elected first president of modern Ireland. The unanimous choice of delegates from all political factions, he was no stranger to public life or to fame. Until now, however, there has been no full-scale biography of this important historical and literary figure. Known as a tireless nationalist, Hyde attracted attention on both sides of the Atlantic from a very early age. He was hailed by Yeats as...
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Pages:475



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