'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

'Éamon de Valera': From Irish Rebel to Politician

By John L. Murphy

This compact study of a man many worshiped and as many despised will serve readers wanting more facts, if less wit. 2 May 2016 // 2:05 AM

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