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Modern Ireland

Sigerson, George

Modern Ireland

its vital questions, secret societies, and government

by Sigerson, George

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secret societies -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901.,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby an Ulsterman (i.e. G.Sigerson).
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 435 p. ;
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21371596M

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