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Virgin: a Novel (Flowers cover)

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This of course is an argument for a ‘new’ British history encompassing the ‘British isles’ or the ‘Atlantic archipelago’ as preferred, which contemporary historians of Ireland as well as political scientists have been reluctant to engage. The following list is necessarily selective, and countless other individuals might also have been named. At the end of the year, one of them spoke up and said, "We’re doing well."

Pages: 304

Publisher: Berkley; 1 edition (August 5, 2014)

ISBN: 0425276317

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