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- Random House 2009; US$ 25.33
Ireland's bestselling popular historian tells the story of contemporary Ireland - controversial, authoritative and highly readable. Tim Pat Coogan's biographies of Michael Collins and DeValera and his studies of the IRA, the Troubles and the Irish Diaspora have transformed our understanding of contemporary Ireland, and all have been massive bestsellers.... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 7.66
A timely work of major historical importance, examining the whole spectrum of events from the 1916 Easter Rising to the current and ongoing peace process, fully updated with a new afterword for the paperback edition. ?An essential book ? closely-reasoned, formidably intelligent and utterly compelling ? required reading across the political spectrum... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 7.66
Richard English's brilliant new book, now available in paperback, is a compelling narrative history of Irish nationalism, in which events are not merely recounted but analysed. Full of rich detail, drawn from years of original research and also from the extensive specialist literature on the subject, it offers explanations of why Irish nationalists... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82
Developed from an early oral storytelling tradition dating back to the dawn of European culture, this is one of the oldest and most vibrant of Europe's mythologies. From all six Celtic cultures -- Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton -- Peter Berresford Ellishas included popular myths and legends, as well as bringing to light exciting new... more...
- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 33.36
In late eighteenth-century Britain a handful of men brought about the greatest transformation in human history. Inventors, industrialists and entrepreneurs ushered in the age of powered machinery and the factory, and thereby changed the whole of human society, bringing into being new methods of social and economic organisation, new social classes,... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 10.67
Irish is the story of the mass migration from Ireland to Glasgow that took place in the wake of the Great Famine of the mid-nineteenth century. It is an epic account of the coming together of a nation and a city. This is the tale of those who escaped a nightmare existence in the poorest and most deprived country in Europe and changed the city of Glasgow... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Before Easter 1916 Dublin had been a city much like any other British city, comparable to Bristol or Liverpool and part of a complex, deep-rooted British world. Many of Dublin?s inhabitants wanted to weaken or terminate London?s rule but there remained a vast and conflicting range of visions of that future: far more immediate was the unfolding disaster... more...
- eReads 2010; US$ 9.99
The author of The Soong Sisters and China to Me turns her observant and discerning eye to the oft-troubled land of Ireland. In a magisterial combination of historical research and keen personal observation on the scene, Emily Hahn gives us a view of the whole of Ireland and its history, from the legends of the great kings and the heroes of myth to... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 22.00
A bestselling chronicler of the sea turns to a trio of his own ancestors to see what memory and the selective plundering of history has made of the truth in Northern Ireland. The name ?Lundy? is synonymous with traitor in Ulster. Derek Lundy?s first ancestral subject was the Protestant governor of Derry in 1688, just before it came under siege by... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 26.69
11:15 am, 3 September 1939. The nation gathers around their radios to hear Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain make the announcement they have feared for months: Britain is at war with Germany. Seventy years on from that historic day, this is the definitive history of the build-up to, outbreak and first few months of World War Two, from the events... more...