Voice of the People: Songs and History of Ireland O'Brien Press Hardcover by Michael Mulcahy and Marie Fitzgibbon
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Book Description O'Brien Press Ltd, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Some spotting two first pages text clean dust jacket sun faded rubbed and chipped near very good in near very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # A52
Book Description The O’Brien Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Some slight crease due to shelf wear might be noticed on dust jacket. Book is accompanied by a short note from Michael Mulcahy to a friend. This book tells the turbulent history of Ireland from 1798 to 1916 through the medium of songs and ballads. There is an historical text with each chapter outlining the major events and following this are the ballads of the people, often composed in the heat of the moment. The reader will get the full flavour of events such as the 1798 rising, the Fenians, Home Rule, going to America, evictions, famine, and horse fairs. book. Bookseller Inventory # TSB37