Author:Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer


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Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin Original Hardcover

By: Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer

Price: $49.00

Publisher: U. S. A., State Historical Society Of Wisconsin: 1940

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6614

Condition: Very Good

Very Good+ Blue Hardcover 925 pp. B/W Photos Frontis Portrait This Great late Nineteenth Century American Collector of Irish Gaelic Myths traveled to post potato Famine Ireland to collect in Gaelic and write vividly and did the same journey to the Seneca Iroquois as well as the Mayan and Native west coast native peoples. His views of politics and cultures is like a time machine.Visits Russia, Poland, Italy translating. His linguistic achievements and his collecting are startling as is his 19th Century racism but it is a utterly remarkable widow into a American mind that was a mythic in its th... View more info