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- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.19
Ireland's history has long been illuminated, and enlivened, by bizarre, colourful, extravagant, unfettered individuals: ripe country-house eccentrics, saints, scholars, bucks and hell-rakes, duellists, abductors, rhymers and miracle-makers. These factual and fascinating biographical sketches make for 'delightful reading' (Frank Muir). First published... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
In Search of a Better Life' challenges the traditional histories of British and Irish migration, the stories of oppression and exile that form an essential part of the existing literature. By no means were all migrants forced to leave their country by circumstances; many looked forward to a better life abroad. They were largely opportunists rather... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 35.53
Harold Nicolson called her 'the greatest Queen since Cleopatra', while Cecil Beaton called her 'a marshmallow made on a welding machine'. Stephen Tennant said: 'She looked everything that she was not: gentle, gullible, tenderness mingled with dispassionate serenity, cool, well-bred, remote. Behind this veil she schemed and vacillated, hard as nails.'... more...
- DK Publishing 1999; US$ 17.95
This "Complete Idiot's Guide" contains exhaustive, easy-to-follow coverage of all of Irish history--from the Celts to the Dark Ages to the crucial role of Christianity to conflicts with England to vital Irish assimilation into American culture. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 24.00
Fifteen minutes before five o'clock on Good Friday, 1998, Senator George Mitchell was informed that his long and difficult quest for an Irish peace accord had succeeded--the Protestants and Catholics of Northern Ireland, and the governments of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, would sign the agreement. Now Mitchell, who served as independent... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
An ambitious and powerful account of modern Irish history through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand. more...
- J.S. Sanders books 1998; US$ 17.99
O?Sullivan?s memoir of growing up on the Great Blasket, a sparsely inhabited Gaelic-speaking island off the Atlantic coast of Ireland. ?The only book I have ever reviewed which simply had to be praised without reservation.??Sean O?Fáoláin, The Listener . Introductory Note by E. M. Forster. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99
"Tells the story of the Irish fighting man with wit, clarity, and scholarship." ?Andrew Roberts, author of The Storm of War For hundreds of years, Irish soldiers have sought their destiny abroad. Wherever they've traveled, whichever side of the battlefield they've stood, the tales of their exploits have never been forgotten. Leaving his birthplace,... more...