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Brilliant analysis/elegantly wrought prose. - Goodreads
It was a page turner, though at times I spaced out. - Goodreads
The premise is interesting. - Goodreads
Lacks a depth of research and precision. - Goodreads
Just started -- Intro was extremely interesting! - Goodreads
Great literary writing of history. - Goodreads
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This is a great read -especially for Saint Patrick's Day. It reminds us that in so many ways this small country has made giant contributions to Western civilization and that is doubly true as regards American history. Cahill is an exciting writer. He does his homework and is amazingly positive being a non-Catholic. The only thing I would add that there was another very real and significant guardian of civilization in the world, one which the west has just about ignored in the past. Perhaps this book will stimulate the reader to discover what the Moslem culture with all its riches of science and the arts was doing while Europe was was in danger of losing much of its treasured past.
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Review: How the Irish Saved Civilization (Hinges of History #1)User Review - Kathleen - Goodreads
Cahill may be overblown and off base at times, but he increased my interest in the Dark Ages. I read the first four books in the Hinges of History series, starting book 1 almost 20 years ago, so my ... Read full review
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