Vanishing Land

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There was an additional layer of administration for manors which lay within a designated royal forest, which was not necessarily a solidly forested area, but one in which royal hunting took place. The 1981 John Boorman movie Excalibur was Hinds' first major film. The same government, led by Eamon de Valera, was re-elected in 1937, and again in 1938, which may suggest ‘nationalist Ireland’s’ support for Francoist Spain was qualified, complicated by national interests, and did not amount to backing ‘fascism in Spain’.

Pages: 368

Publisher: Wm Collins & Sons & Co (June 1982)

ISBN: 0246114657

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