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- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 14.57
The practice of terror in revolutionary Ireland remains a highly controversial topic, which seldom receives either balanced or dispassionate treatment. This collection of essays is designed to illuminate the varied origins, forms and consequences of terror, whether practised by republicans or forces of the Crown. It is the fifth production of the... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 7.28
Vanishing Kingdoms combines an account of aristocracy and its history in Ireland with an interview-based description of twenty recognized Irish chiefs of the name and their family backgrounds. Three of them, The O'Brien, O'Conor Don and The O'Neill, have legitimate claims to high kingship; all are descendants of territorial kings and sub-kings. For... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19
Here is Ireland's past distilled - poignant personal narratives and privileged moments, human behaviour recorded in its infinite variety, voices overheard: chamber music. In these pages Elizabethan adventurers, fops, soldiers, widows, landlords, republicans, poets, hedge-school masters and literary lesbians seem to dance through 400 years of Irish... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2010; US$ 18.94
At the end of his court-martial on August 16th, 1920, Terence MacSwiney, the Lord Mayor of Cork, greeted his sentence of two years in jail by declaring: ?I have decided the term of my imprisonment ? I shall be free, alive or dead, within a month.? Four days earlier, British troops had stormed the City Hall in Cork and arrested MacSwiney on charges... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95
No scholarship exists on the English colonization of Ireland in the sixteenth centuries from a post-colonial perspective, and this book seeks to fill in that gap in the literature. While aimed at academic generalists, and described as an introduction to the topic, the book expands ongoing discussions about the nature of imperialism, and whether or... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2003; US$ 15.99
The history, archaeology, and legends of ancient Ireland from 9000 B.C., when nomadic hunter-gatherers appeared in Ireland at the end of the last Ice Age, to 1167 A.D., when a Norman invasion brought the country under control of the English crown for the first time. The book also looks at contemporary Ireland's connection with the country's past. Companion... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 18.94
Edward Synge wrote 221 letters to Alicia, his daughter, betweeen May and October of 1746 to 1752. He was an adoring though not uncritical father, advising, gossiping and instructing her from his country estate. Synge was a wealthy man and Alicia a considerable heiress; his concern about her need to marry well and her motherless condition is a running,... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 16.03
The Irish are often thought of as a nation of missionaries, explorers, freedom fighters, artists and writers. But for every Tom Crean or Bernardo O?Higgins, there is a Captain William Cotter or Antoine Walsh causing mayhem around the world. This dramatic book explores the most obscure and unbelievable stories of the Irish who wreaked havoc from Rio... more...