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Author Cunningham, Bernadette.

Title The world of Geoffrey Keating : history, myth, and religion in seventeenth-century Ireland / Bernadette Cunningham
Published Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, [2000]
©2000

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 MELB  941.506092 Keatin Cun/Wog  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Author's World and Work -- 1. Introduction: Geoffrey Keating and the Irish people -- 2. Family background and educational influences: Irish and European -- 3. Catholic teaching and social change in Munster -- 4. Scholarly networks and approaches to the historical record -- 5. Foreign writers and Irish readers: the wider world of print in Foras Feasa ar Eirinn -- Pt. 2. An Irish Catholic Perspective on the Past -- 6. Irishness and the recall of the past -- 7. Origin myths: people, language, place -- 8. Political and social hierarchies -- 9. The moral order -- Pt. 3. Scribes, Translators and Other Readers -- 10. Catholic readers and translators of Foras feasa ar Eirinn in the seventeenth century -- 11. Catholic history; Protestant history: Foras feasa ar Eirinn in circulation, 1680-1740 -- 12. Conclusion
Summary "This book evaluates Keating's role as both historian and theologian. It provides an imaginative interdisciplinary analysis of the entire range of Keating's writing and of the social circumstances and intellectual influences that moulded his world."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-250) and index
Subject Keating, Geoffrey, 1570?-1644?
Catholic Church -- Ireland -- Clergy -- Biography
Celts -- Ireland -- Historiography.
Historians -- Ireland -- Biography.
Ireland -- History -- 1172-1603 -- Historiography.
Ireland -- History -- To 1172 -- Historiography.
Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2001269053
ISBN 1851825339