The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- The Lilliput Press 2004; US$ 7.28
The donkey is an integral part of the Irish landscape and tradition. This new, enlarged edition of a book originally published in 1969 traces the evolution of the species from its origins in Africa and central Asia to its arrival in Ireland in the early mediaeval period, and the multiple uses to which it was put in transport and agriculture. The life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
First published in 1975, Donald Akenson?s book was at the forefront of a radically new approach to the study of Irish educational history. Instead of investigating the evolution of the schools as an isolated process, he explores the complex interrelations of Irish education, institutions and society, treating the schools as cultural litmus paper.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.34
'I was talking and laughing with a school friend in the street when suddenly there was the eerie wailing notes of the air raid siren filling the air. I can remember that our laughter stopped straight away, and I recall feeling chilled and scared. Doors were opened and people came out of their houses looking up to the sky . It was a Sunday morning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1973 Professor Akenson?s book traces the series of religious and political controversies which have battered the state schools of Northern Ireland. After the government?s admirably intentioned, but muddled, attempt to create a non-sectarian school system in the early 1920s, the educational system was progressively manipulated by... more...
- Alpha Books 1999; US$ 16.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 44.95
This volume brings together distinguished historians of Ireland, each of whom tackles a key question, issue or event in Irish history since the eighteenth century and: * examines its historiography * assesses the context of new interpretations * considers the strengths and weaknesses of revisionist ideas * offers their own interpretation. Topics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
This book examines Irish economic development in the twentieth century compared with other European countries. It traces the growth of the Republic's economy from its separation from Britain in the early 1920s through to the present. It assesses the factors which encouraged and inhibited economic development, and concludes with an appraisal of the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00
This study fills a major gap in the mainstream narrative of Irish history by reconstructing political developments before the restoration of Charles II. It explains how colonists and Cromwellian newcomers combined uneasily to ensure that Charles's return was not accompanied by the return of previously-confiscated land to its Catholic owners. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 58.00
This is the first fully-documented history of Ireland and the Irish from Saint Patrick to the Vikings. It opens with the Irish raids and settlements in Britain, and the conversion of Ireland to Christianity, and ends as Viking attacks on Ireland accelerated in the second quarter of the ninth century. more...