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Fire & Sword: Sorley Boy MacDonnell and the Rise of Clan Ian Mor, 1538-90
Dr. J. Michael Hill
Scotland and Ireland produced the best fighting men in Europe from the 16th through the 18th centuries. One these was Sorley Boy McDonnell (1510-1590). Fire & Sword centers upon the tumultuous life and career of McDonnell, whose sagacious leadership made Clan Ian Mor a major force in the development of the Celtic heartland in the 16th century.
About The Author
Dr. J. Michael Hill, of Alabama, is President of The League of the South and the author of Celtic Warfare and Fire & Sword. He is also a frequent lecturer on Southern cultural issues.
Dr. Hill's work with the League of the South has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Journal of Higher Education, The Mobile Register, The Village Voice, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Wall Street Journal, The Nashville Tennessean, The State (Columbia, SC), and many, many other publications. Dr. Hill is a frequent guest on television and radio talk shows and has recently appeared on both BBC Television and Fox News on behalf of the League.
Hardcover 1993. 321 pages, maps, bibliography, index.