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Travels of William Smith O'Brien : in Europe and the wider world, 1843 to 1864 / Richard Davis ; with a foreword by Thomas Keneally.

By: Davis, Richard.
Publisher: Templeogue, Doublin : Geography Publications, 2013Description: viii, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780906602645 (pbk.).Subject(s): O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864 -- Biography | O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864 -- Travel | Revolutionaries -- Ireland -- Biography | Exiles -- Australia -- Tasmania -- BiographyDDC classification: 920 Summary: "It may be that William Smith O'Brien is the most significant international figure ever to have lived for any period of time in Australia. Yet for most of his Australian experience, 1849-1854, he was a felon in Van Diemen's Land, and, rather like Mandela on Robben Island, a man on whose behalf all of liberal Europe and the United States, as well as Irish folk everywhere, were advocates. ... " - Foreword.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"It may be that William Smith O'Brien is the most significant international figure ever to have lived for any period of time in Australia. Yet for most of his Australian experience, 1849-1854, he was a felon in Van Diemen's Land, and, rather like Mandela on Robben Island, a man on whose behalf all of liberal Europe and the United States, as well as Irish folk everywhere, were advocates. ... " - Foreword.

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