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T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 480 Nombre de pages
Zusammenfassung Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an... Lire la suite
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Zusammenfassung Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. his relationship with Irish and international political figures such as De Valera, Lemass, MacBride, Costello, Sweetman, Lynch, Haughey, FitzGerald, O'Neill, and Whitelaw;

Préface
Regarded nationally and internationally as the 'architect of modern Ireland' voted 'Greatest Living Irish Person of the Century' by the Irish public, this biography of TK Whitaker, by author Anne Chambers, is a landmark and much-anticipated publishing event.

Auteur
Anne Chambers is the acclaimed author of the bestselling Granuaile: Grace O'Malley - Ireland's Pirate Queen, as well as biographies of Eleanor Countess of Desmond, Margaret Burke Sheridan, Lord Mayo and Prince Ranjitsinhji. From an earlier career in the Central Bank, Anne has enjoyed a close friendship with T.K. Whitaker and was given unrestricted access to his papers in her research for this biography.

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Widely regarded as "the architect of modern Ireland", T K Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. In this book, the author reveals the quite extraordinary extent and diversity of T K Whitaker's work on behalf of the Irish State.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781781620137
ISBN: 978-1-78162-013-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 480
Poids: 349g
Taille: H198mm x B127mm x T30mm
Année: 2015

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