Diaries of Ireland: An Anthology 1590-1987


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This anthology of Irish diaries features an eclectic selection from diarists known and unknown, including poets, farmers, politicians, scientists, preachers, architects, butter merchants, and even a reverend captured by Turkish pirates. Biographical detail and historical background are supplied for all diarists and diaries. The anthology covers diary excerpts from the 17th to the 20th century. From the 17th century, diarists include Richard Boyle, Elizabeth Freke and John Stevens; from the 18th century, the writings of John ...

Diaries of Ireland: An Anthology 1590-1987 1998, Lilliput Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781874675785

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