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And the Healing Has Begun... A Musical Journey Towards Peace in Northern Ireland

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ISBN-10: 1491885580

ISBN-13: 9781491885581

Edition: 2013

Authors: Katrin Pietzonka

List price: $19.76
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For anyone interested in Northern Ireland, it's history, it's culture, it's music.... finally here comes a book that offers a new approach into understanding the complex diversity that has shaped Northern Irish society and its people during the times of the Troubles and beyond. Like poems, songs, in their own right, should be recognised as historical documents. From Mickey McConnells Only our Rivers Run Free and Phil Coulter the Town I loved so Well to Tommy Sands There Were Roses - political & social developments inspired Northern Irish poets and songwriters alike. By incorporating a great amount of background information on the artists mentioned above and resulting from personal…    
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Book details

List price: $19.76
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Born in East Germany, Katrin Pietzonka studied English & Music at Leipzig University to become a secondary school teacher. She qualified as a Tour Guide for Ireland and Northern Ireland in 1997. In 2008 she defended her PhD on Songs about the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Her book is dedicated to the late BBC broadcaster Tony McAuley, who had helped her with much of her research in Northern Ireland. To mark the 10th anniversary of his death her PhD project is finally being published and is still as enlightening as ever.