illustrated story of Christian Ireland from St Patrick to the peace process by M. Staunton

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Published by Emerald Press in Dublin, Ireland .

Written in English

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  • Ireland -- Church history

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-194) and index.

Book details

Other titlesChristian Ireland
StatementMichael Staunton.
LC ClassificationsBR792 .S72 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4023266M
ISBN 101903582059
LC Control Number2001409676

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