The Blasket Islands. Next Parish America (1980)
Book ID: 66308
The Blasket Islands. Next Parish America. Dublin: O’Brien Press, 1980. First Edition. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. A Very good clean copy in dust jacket.
An illustrated history of the life, traditions and customs of the people of the Blasket Islands – a community that has now disappeared.
The book traces the fate of the Blasket people and the slow erosion of their culture until the day in 1952 when the last families were evacuated.