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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe by  Thomas Cahill - Paperback - 1995 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books (SKU: 006818)

How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

by Cahill, Thomas

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  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0385418493
ISBN 13
9780385418492
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Anchor Books, 1995. Soft cover. Very Good. From the book, ""A shamelessly engaging, effortlessly scholarly, utterly refreshing history of the origins of the Irish soul and its huge contribution to Western culture."" Soft cover in very good condition. Text block clean and tight. Book has some light age toning to edges. No markings noted. Pictorial wraps.

Synopsis

How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role in preserving Western Civilization from utter destruction by the Germanic tribes. The book retells the story from the collapse of the Roman Empire and the pivotal role played by members of the clergy at the time.

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Bookseller
Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006818
Title
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
Author
Cahill, Thomas
Format/binding
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0385418493
ISBN 13
9780385418492
Publisher
Anchor Books
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
1995
Pages
256
Keywords
Learning and scholarship - History - Medieval 500-1500, Classical Civilization - Study and Teaching - Ireland, Ireland, History, Irish History
Bookseller catalogs
History; History of Ireland;

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About Elk Creek Heritage Books

Our bookselling business began in 2002 with both online selling and an open shop on Main Street in a small upstate New York town. With a move to New Jersey we continued as an online only business and maintain a current growing inventory of over 10,000 books which are in the process of being listed. New items are listed every week.We strive to provide "General Good Reading" to avid bibliophiles. While our main specialties are Religion, History, and Biography, we also carry books on many other subjects, in addition to our collection of rare and antiquarian books.

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