An Irish History of Civilization by Don AkensonAn Irish History of Civilization by Don Akenson

An Irish History of Civilization

byDon Akenson

Paperback | March 1, 2009

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Akenson weaves ironic and playful historical miniatures of Irish misery, folly, and glory. Like the archetypal stories in the Talmuds, the artful fictions in An Irish History of Civilization are universal, big truths that require a big canvas. Akenson follows his chosen peoples on their odyssey around the globe in a story like no other, the lines between history and fiction irretrievably lost in the mists of Irish time.
Don Akenson is the author of numerous books including Surpassing Wonder: The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds (nominated for the Governor General's Award) and, most recently, Some Family: The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself. He teache
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Title:An Irish History of CivilizationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:840 pages, 9 × 6 × 2.4 inPublished:March 1, 2009Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0773535489

ISBN - 13:9780773535480

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