Author:"Cahill, Thomas"

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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 (The Hinges of History)

By: "Cahill, Thomas"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385418492

ISBN: 0385418493

Condition: NEAR FINE


The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great an influence St. Patrick was on the subsequent history of civilization. Not only did he bring Christianity to Ireland, he instilled a sense of literacy and learning that would create the conditions that allowed Ireland to become "the isle of saints and scholars" -- and thus preserve Western culture... View more info

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Free to Learn (Historical Moments)

By: "Owens, Thomas S. (Phyllis Pollema-Cahill, illus.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 5-0H007

ISBN: 0789151642

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Shiny new except for the letter ""B"" in marker inside the front cover and ""Sp.E."" written inside back cover. ""Tapping his foot, the mayor growled. 'There is a law against teaching slaves to read and write. Beware."" A 55 page, larger print, chapter book with illustrations." View more info