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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...
- 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...
- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 10.19
The period leading up to Ireland gaining independence remains a hugely popular with readers both at home and abroad. The success of the film ?The Wind That Shakes the Barley? serves to further ignite interest in those turbulent years. Comrades - Inside the War of Independence follows on from hugely successful Witnesses: Inside the Rising and draws... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Based on thousands of interviews over 35 years with the leaders and members of the Republican movement and the IRA itself, as well as the Irish, British and Americans involved in the Troubles, the focus of this study is on the workings of an organization involved in armed struggle. 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
A new investigation into the 1641 Irish rebellion, contrasting its myth with the reality. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
Twenty of the most crucial moments in Britain's history.BBC History Magazine asked a selection of leading historians to choose and describe the twenty most important turning points in British history from AD 1000 to 2000. Collected together, their choices present a new way of looking at our nation's story. From the Danish invasion of Britain in 1016,... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 80.00
From majestic Celtic crosses to elaborate knotwork designs, visual symbols of Irish identity at its most medieval abound in contemporary culture. Consdering both scholarly and popular perspectives this book offers a commentary on the blending of pasts and presents that finds permanent visualization in these contemporary signs. more...