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- Manchester University Press 2002; US$ 95.00
Contributors to this text discuss what it is to be British or Irish, and how people come to describe themselves as such. The study offers a comparative, theoretically informed analysis of the cultural formation of the Atlantic Archipelago, working across the disciplines of history, geography, literature and cultural studies. It also includes specific... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
Men and women who were born, grew up and died in Ireland between 1850 and 1922 made decisions - to train, to emigrate, to stay at home, to marry, to stay single, to stay at school - based on the knowledge and resources they had at the time. This, the first comprehensive social history of Ireland for the period 1850-1922 to appear since 1981, tries... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Irelands collective imagination. A particular focus of the book is on the exploration of the Traveller as Other, an "Other" who is perceived as both inside and outside... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 18.99
The Easter Rising of 1916 not only destroyed much of the centre of Dublin - it changed the course of Irish history. But how did it achieve this? What role did people from ordinary backgrounds play in the making of the Irish revolution and what motivated them to take part in it? What did the rebels think they could achieve? And what kind of a republic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
Ireland in Conflict, 1922-1998 sets out the main political, economic and social developments in Ireland, north and south of the border, since the 1922 treaty. This book explains the troubles in their context and examines the underlying tensions which led to prolonged violence after a period of relative civil peace and rising prosperity. Ireland... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
In the first major work on the subject for over 30 years, Nancy Edwards provides a critical survey of the archaeological evidence in Ireland (c. 400-1200), introducing material from many recently discovered sites as well as reassessing the importance of earlier excavations. Beginning with an assessment of Roman influence, Dr Edwards then discusses... more...
- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 11.65
In the 1930s, Dr Adolf Mahr was head of the National Museum of Ireland, where he earned the title ?the father of Irish archaeology?. He was also the head of the Nazi Party in Ireland, and was dubbed ?Dublin Nazi No. 1?. Under pressure from Irish and British military intelligence, he left for Germany shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939, never... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 7.28
The Irish rebellion of 1798 comprised a scattered series of local uprisings and desperate incursions that, tragically for the rebels, failed to cohere. This fascinating portrait of County Leitrim in the 1790s provides important insights into the rebellion in Connaught. In Leitrim, the spirit of rebellion peaked in 1795 - three years before General... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Michael Collins if often thought of as Ireland's lost leader: a man born into a revolutionary environment who became a skilled statesman and military leader. Michael Foy's book looks in depth at Collins's key role in the Anglo Irish War. It is based on primary sources which have not been accessed by previous historians. more...
- The Lilliput Press 1999; US$ 10.19
In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later Daniel secretly married the dowerless Mary in Dublin, jeopardizing his inheritance and forging a bond that would last until Mary's death in... more...