The Story We Carry in Our Bones: Irish History for Americans

The Story We Carry in Our Bones Irish History for Americans More than forty million people consider themselves Irish American and yet most of them do not truly understand the rich cultural history of their ancestors From prehistoric times to the emigration of

  • Title: The Story We Carry in Our Bones: Irish History for Americans
  • Author: Juilene Osborne-McKnight Mara McKnight
  • ISBN: 9781455620715
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Hardcover
  • More than forty million people consider themselves Irish American, and yet most of them do not truly understand the rich cultural history of their ancestors From prehistoric times to the emigration of the Irish to Amerikay, this broad, yet comprehensive, history gives a general overview of the deep history of Irish Americans Intricate Celtic illustrations accent each secMore than forty million people consider themselves Irish American, and yet most of them do not truly understand the rich cultural history of their ancestors From prehistoric times to the emigration of the Irish to Amerikay, this broad, yet comprehensive, history gives a general overview of the deep history of Irish Americans Intricate Celtic illustrations accent each section, weaving a visual and stimulating picture of Irish history.The book includes such interesting topics as the four cycles of Irish storytelling ancient Celtic legends of shapeshifting and Fair Folk the six Gaelic languages and their relation to one another the Gallic Wars with Julius Caesar the Anglo Norman invasion the sacred ceremonies and religious beliefs of the Druids the real story of St Patrick the Great Famine brought on by British involvement the mass exodus of Irish to America the struggle for Irish Americans to rebuild their lives upon new soil, in an unwelcome land
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      Published :2018-09-07T19:00:34+00:00

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    • Andrea Quigley says:

      Great "beginner" book for Americans interested in their Irish Ancestors. The author touches on everything from the origins of the Celts, what we know about life in Ancient Ireland before written history, Druid beliefs and the acceptance of Christianity, Viking, Norman and English Invasion/Control, emigration from Ireland and the Irish early years in America and all sections are interwoven with Celtic drawings (by the Author's daughter) and short stories by the Author. With only 266 pages, it is [...]

    • John says:

      Review to come.

    • Cynthia says:

      Phenomenal. This book offers a great oversight of the long history of Ireland with amazing resources to hone in on what interests you. A simple read that captivates and encourages further study. Highly recommend.

    • Judy says:

      A good overview of Irish history. Written in an easy to read style with nice photos and illustrations. Great list of references at the end of each chapter.

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