Volete sapere perché dei modelli di cera furono catturati e fatti prigionieri di guerra; quali guerrieri andavano in battaglia nudi; come diventare invisibili? Leggendo visiterete la stanza degli orrori, assisterete a una partita di hurling, l'hockey irlandese, e imparerete le venti più famose maledizioni irlandesi. Scoprirete la vergognosa verità sulle crudeli carestie, gli atroci assedi, le ripetute ribellioni che il popolo irlandese ha dovuto affrontare. Età di lettura: da 10 anni.
- ISBN: 8884511933
- Casa Editrice: Salani
- Pagine: 192
- Data di uscita: 28-06-2002
This book is racist. Rather than explaining anything, it uses as many events in Ireland's history to portray them as 'typical drunk potatoe eating paddies.' I know it's for kids and meant to be funny but teaching kids old fashioned stereotypes for a cheap laugh, isn't funny. It's lazy and embarassing Leggi tutto
This has probably been my favourite of the Horrible Histories books that I’ve recently read through, mainly because I didn’t know a huge amount about Irish history other than the potato famine and the Troubles. This taught me a lot about some of the earlier stuff and covers Ireland BC and during the Leggi tutto
I thought this would be about Ireland, and YEAH, I know we are tightly bound with England no matter what, but it was like almost half and half. Maybe they still just don't understand us. Not the humour I was expecting, really just sad. We have a sad, sad history according to this book. Always on the Leggi tutto
Když jsem byla mladší, tak mě Děsivky minuly opravdu velkým obloukem. Tak to teď po čase doháním. Je to náramný, pojmout dějiny tak, aby se při něm děti bavily a mnoho učitelů, kteří nedokážou udělat výuku zajímavou by se mohlo čas od času třeba taky inspirovat.
Poor Ireland. Such a sad history full of death and destruction. But this series, I sure do love it !!
Really funny and interesting. My favorite Irish proverb: Death is the poor man's doctor.
So, again an in depth look into the history of one place rather than a specific time period and this time it’s all about Ireland. Now, I don’t think I had read this before now, so this was a bit of a unique experience for me. There are a lot in this book that also discusses England and how tied toge Leggi tutto
Although this is a kids book and I’m reading it as an adult I very much enjoyed it! I’ve always loved learning about Irish history as I have Irish heritage and this was such a fun and informative read!
Finished this as part of Morning Time with my boys. Not a bad startbut slightly truncated history to suit children’s attention span.
Deludente. Forse non ho più l'età per questo tipo di cose. Comunque di storia ce n'è proprio pochina... Letto in una serata.
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