In Search of Ancient Ireland: The Origins of the Irish, from Neolithic Times to the Coming of the English

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New Amsterdam Books, 2002 - History - 286 pages
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"The authors visited monasteries and ring forts, climbed mountains and delved deep into sacred caves, and were accompanied on this journey through the historical landscape by many of Ireland's best-known scholars, historians, archaeologists, poets, and storytellers." "Ireland's ancient past is still filled with many mysteries. But because of a cascade of new archaeological discoveries and new techniques for interpreting them, the truth about this past is coming into sharper focus. This book is replete with new information, some of it at odds with what many Irish descendants believe about their ancestral home."--BOOK JACKET.

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The First Irish
The Age of Bronze
Ireland and the Celtic Culture

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Carmel McCaffrey lectures on Irish history, literature, culture, and language at Johns Hopkins University.

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