About the Author

Donald Harman Akenson

Donald Harman Akenson, Professor of History at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, is one of the -world's leading authorities on Irish history. He received his bachelor's degree from Yale and his Ph.D from Harvard. The author of twenty books, including five novels, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society (Canada) and of the Royal Historical Society (U.K.). He has held both a Guggenheim Fellowship and a writing fellowship at Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Como. In 1993 he received the prestigious Grawmeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, for his book God's People: Covenant and Land in South Africa, Israel and Ulster (1992). In 1996 he was named Molson Prize Laureate; this is Canada's highest cultural award.

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The Life and Times of Eliza McCormack/John White
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Between Dispersion and Belonging

Between Dispersion and Belonging

Global Approaches to Diaspora in Practice
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Conor, Volume I

Conor, Volume I

A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien: Volume I, Narrative
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Conor, Volume II

Conor, Volume II

A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien: Volume II, Anthology
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Discovering the End of Time

Discovering the End of Time

Irish Evangelicals in the Age of Daniel O'Connell
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God's Peoples

God's Peoples

Covenant and Land in South Africa, Israel, and Ulster
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If the Irish Ran the World

If the Irish Ran the World

Montserrat, 1630-1730
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Irish in Ontario, Second Edition

Irish in Ontario, Second Edition

A Study in Rural History
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Saint Saul

Saint Saul

A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus
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Small Differences

Small Differences

Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants, 1815-1922: An International Perspective
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Some Family

Some Family

The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself
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Surpassing Wonder

Surpassing Wonder

The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds
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The Irish in Ontario

The Irish in Ontario

A Study in Rural History
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