Item description for The High Crosses of Ireland: Inspriations in Stone by Elinor D. U. Powell & Peter Harbison...
The High Crosses of Ireland stand as elegant monuments to a high civilization from the last quarter of the first Christian millennium. The photographs in this book capture the quality of those master carvers' work of a thousand years ago. The book illustrates the majesty and wonder of these forms, with their characteristic ring around the head, a potent nationalistic symbol so recognized as to be used in nineteenth century graves on both sides of the Atlantic by all those wishing to identify themselves as Irish.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.36" Width: 6.95" Height: 0.44" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date May 26, 2008
Publisher The Liffey Press
ISBN 1905785275 ISBN13 9781905785278
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More About Elinor D. U. Powell & Peter Harbison
Powell is a retired physician of endocrinology and internal medicine. In the early 1980s she joined the peace movement, founded the Victoria Chapter of the Physicians for Social Responsibility, and became affiliated with the national organization, and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). In 1988 she obtained a Certificate in Conflict Management from the Justice Institute, BC, and has since practiced as a mediator and trainer of conflict management at the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Management in Victoria. She has given many different workshops on conflict management across Canada.