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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Ireland?s landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in Ireland from 16th century attempts to "plant" areas of Ireland with loyal English Protestants to defend against threats posed by indigenous Catholics,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
Focusing on the local New Jersey/New York Irish-American experience, this interdisciplinary book is a case study in what Irish-Americans have contributed to public and cultural life in the United States: how they have retained elements of Irish culture and invented elements of their own ethnic American culture. Students of ethnicity will find, in... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.27
'Yes we were scared. It could be seen on the faces of the men. No food didn't help. We stopped to suck pebbles during the day as our tongues began to swell through lack of water . We had an order come through to us one day. Every man for himself. And then the soldiers - Belgian, French and British - were side by side in silent soddy ranks in columns,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This concise study of Ireland?s revolutionary years charts the demise of the home rule movement and the rise of militant nationalism that led eventually to the partition of Ireland and independence for southern Ireland. The book provides a clear chronology of events but also adopts a thematic approach to ensure that the role of women and labour are... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
Here, in one complete volume, is the depth and breadth of the great island nation and its people represented in an easily browsed, friendly format. From the Abbey Theatre to the Dublin storyteller Zozimus; from the origin of the Troubles to the origin of the limerick; from the stunning beauty of Connemara to the shattering tragedy of Bloody Sunday;... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 28.55
Every year over 5000 royal engagements take place around the world, from the Queen's famous summer garden parties to the mysterious world of the Privy Council and high-profile overseas tours. But little is widely known about the inner workings of the institution that lies at the very heart of the British nation. For the first time ever, The Monarchy... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99
Ireland?s Great Famine in Irish-American History: Enshrining a Fateful Memory recasts traditional approaches to the Irish experience in America in a striking new reading of the history. This is the first compact synthesis to place Ireland?s Great Famine at the heart of the modern ethnic narrative, and to explore the Famine?s Irish-American legacy... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
By 1700, Presbyterians formed the largest Protestant community in the north of Ireland. This book shows how the Presbyterians formed a highly organised, self-confident community and looks at its various social components. It discusses how Presbyterians were part of the economically dynamic element of Irish society; how they took the lead in the emigration... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 139.99
This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of Ireland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has over 600 entries on significant persons, places and events, political parties and institutions... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
In the sequel to his bestselling JFK in Ireland, the Emerald Isle?s favourite son delves into his country?s past to celebrate the Irish people who through their skills and endeavours helped make the British Isles great. more...