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Woodpecker Point and Other Stories

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Language: English

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England, the largest country of the United Kingdom, has no such devolved executive or legislature and is administered and legislated for directly by the UK's government and parliament on all issues. Rethinking Occupied Ireland takes this history as its point of departure, arguing that the potent visual language generated to represent national heroes facilitates a narrow conceptualization of "occupation" and "resistance."

Pages: 153

Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation; F First Edition edition (October 1, 1988)

ISBN: 0811210723

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