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- DescriptionEamon de Valera has often been characterised as a stern, un-bending, devious and divisive Irish politician. Diarmuid Ferriter challenges this caricature using letters, documents and photographs. This book chronicles the extraordinary career of the most significant politician of modern Irish history.
- Author BiographyDiarmaid Ferriter is a Professor of Modern Irish History at the School of History, University College Dublin. His main research interest is the social, political and cultural history of twentieth century Ireland. His book Judging Dev: A Reassessment of the Life and Legacy of Eamon De Valera was published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2007. He also contributed a chapter, A figurative scramble for the bones of the patriot dead': Commemorating the Rising, 1922-65', to the publication 1916 in 1966: Commemorating the Easter Rising (2007).
- PrizesWinner of Argosy Irish Non-fiction Book of the Year Award 2008 and Eason Irish Published Book of the Year Award 2008. Shortlisted for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008.
- Author(s)Diarmaid Ferriter
- PublisherRoyal Irish Academy
- Date of Publication15/10/2007
- GenreBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationDublin
- Country of PublicationIreland
- ImprintRoyal Irish Academy
- Content Notecolour illustrations, black & white illustrations, Illustrations (some col.), ports., facsims.
- Weight1358 g
- Width180 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine39 mm
- Format DetailsWith printed dust jacket
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