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Modern Irish Lives Dictionary of 20th-Century Irish Biography by Louis McRedmond

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Published by Gill & MacMillan .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Reference works,
  • Ireland,
  • 20th century

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7836121M
ISBN 100717127869
ISBN 109780717127863

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