The 1798 Rebellion: An Illustrated History

The Rebellion An Illustrated History The heroic and tragic story of a fateful year in Irish history is recounted in words and pictures The Rebellion uses period artwork contemporary accounts and a lucid text to relate the historic

  • Title: The 1798 Rebellion: An Illustrated History
  • Author: Thomas Bartlett Kevin Dawson
  • ISBN: 9781570982552
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Paperback
  • The heroic and tragic story of a fateful year in Irish history is recounted in words and pictures The 1798 Rebellion uses period artwork, contemporary accounts, and a lucid text to relate the historical forces that culminated in a momentous battle for Irish independence 136 illustrations, 58 in color.

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    1. This was an odd book. The writing was decent, the pictures reasonably well-placed, and it's a succinct summation of a complicated series of events. But the book starts (and ends) like it's a chunk of a college textbook. I don't mean that it was dense, but that the reader is dropped into the content (and ends the book) in a very abrupt, awkward way This was very, very clearly written by academics with no experience creating popular history, but who were trying to do just that.In terms of content, [...]

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