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British brutality in Ireland

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Atrocities -- Ireland -- History.,
    • British -- Ireland.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Ireland.,
    • Ireland -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJack O"Brien ; foreword by Paul O"Dwyer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA47.9.I73 O27 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 178 p. ;
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2221545M
      ISBN 100853428794
      LC Control Number89050971


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