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Humanity Dick Martin: "King of Connemara", 1754-1834

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Description for Humanity Dick Martin: "King of Connemara", 1754-1834 Paperback. Life of the eccentric landlord who founded the movement for the protection of animals Num Pages: 317 pages, 27ill. BIC Classification: 3JF; 3JH; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 137 x 26. Weight in Grams: 414. Good clean copy. Showing light age, remains very good

This finely detailed and amply illustrated biography recreates the life and times of one of Ireland’s earliest environmentalists, founder of the world movement for the protection of animals. A loveable Galwayman, Volunteer colonel, landlord-eccentric, lawyer-duellist, parliamentarian and champion of Catholic emancipation, his colourful, humorous personality is caught in this poised and readable work.

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The Lilliput Press Ltd
Used, Very Good
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Dublin, Ireland
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About Shevawn Lynam
SHEVAWN LYNAM was born in Dublin of Galway parents and educated in Ascot, Madrid, France and Germany. Linguist and journalist, she was Spanish specialist with the BBC and the Ministry of Information during the War. After going to Paris in 1950 she worked for the Marshall Plan and UNESCO, and edited NATO’s monthly review from 1958 to 1963, returning to ... Read more

Reviews for Humanity Dick Martin: "King of Connemara", 1754-1834
A vivid, thoughtful, engrossing book.’ – David Thompson, The Guardian ‘He waged a one-man battle to stop the ill-use of animals. For that alone he deserves to be remembered and to have won such a sympathetic and fair biographer as Miss Lynam.’ – T.G. Barker, The Cork Examiner ‘The book is full of fascinating grace-notes about the history of both ... Read more

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