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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1923, this formative history of Ireland is an extensive study of the period from 1086 ? 1513. Beginning with the O?Brien High Kinship, Edmund Curtis takes us through the Anglo-Norman conquest and its sequel, ending with the death of Gerald ?the Great Earl? of Kildare in 1513, a date when the second English conquest of Ireland (the... more...
- Faber and Faber 2013; US$ 21.86
This is a magisterial narrative of the most turbulent decade in Anglo-Irish history: a decade of unleashed passions that came close to destroying the parliamentary system and to causing civil war in the United Kingdom. It was also the decade of the cataclysmic Great War, of an officers' mutiny in an elite cavalry regiment of the British Army... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
Through a concise historical chronology and comprehensive overview, users of The A to Z of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660 will find an insightful explanation of the people, places, and events that indelibly shape the United Kingdom's seventeenth-century history. The cross-listed dictionary entries offer a complete explanation of each... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 3.99
This book gives a great insight into the brilliant mind of General Michael Collins, a true revolutionary leader of Ireland. The book's chapters include 'Advance and Use Our Liberties,' 'Alternative to the Treaty,' 'The Proof of Success,' 'Four Historic Years,' 'Collapse of the Terror,' 'Partition Act's Failure,' 'Why Britain Sought Irish Peace,' 'Distinctive... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
The reigning master of grand historical fiction returns with the stirring conclusion to his bestselling Dublin Saga. The Princes of Ireland , the first volume of Edward Rutherfurd?s magisterial epic of Irish history, ended with the disastrous Irish revolt of 1534 and the disappearance of the sacred Staff of Saint Patrick. The Rebels of Ireland... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 159.99
The Celtic Tiger has caused the Irish economy to roar ahead, but what has it done to Irish society? Some see the rising tide as having lifted all boats, while others argue that the benefits have accrued mostly to those who were already well placed. Some highlight how economic growth has raised living standards, while others say that it has imposed... more...
- 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...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 12.00
Albert Reynolds has led an extraordinary life. Now, for the first time, Ireland's eighth Taoiseach tells his life story - from his childhood and first steps as a young businessman to his action-filled years in the political arena. In this revelatory autobiography, Albert tells how his dynamic, can-do approach allowed a boy from the village of... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 10.67
Gaunty's Best of British is one man's cheerful look at what's right - and what's wrong - with his country, and a brilliantly entertaining guide to how Britain can be Great again. Jon Gaunt embarks on a tour of the best bits of this green and pleasant land, celebrating all things British. His forthright tribute is an aptly eclectic collection,... more...