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  • Celtic Revival?by Sean Kay

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 36.99

    Celtic Revival? explores what happens when a society loses its wealth, its faith in government, and its trust in its Church. Sean Kay draws on a rich blend of research, interviews with a broad spectrum of Irish society, and his own decades of personal experience to tell the story of Ireland today?from the rise of the Celtic Tiger to the dramatic... more...

  • The Same Age as the Stateby Má Cruise O'Brien; ire

    The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 18.94

    The autobiography of a unique woman, spanning most of the 20th century. It is filled with famous people including revolutionaries, writers, statesmen and many more· A compelling insight into a time of great upheaval in Ireland, Europe and Africa. more...

  • Global citizen and European republicby Ben Tonra

    Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a new and innovative way of looking at Irish foreign policy, linking its development with changes in Irish national identity. Many debates within contemporary International Relations focus on the relative benefits of taking a traditional interest-based approach to the study of foreign policy as opposed to the more recently developed... more...

  • The IRA 1956-69by Matt Treacy

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    While there have been many books written about the IRA since 1916, comparatively little attention has been paid to the organisation during the 1960s, despite the fact that the internal divisions culminating in the 1969 split are often seen as key to the conflict which erupted that year.This book rederesses that vacuum and through an exhaustive survey... more...

  • Skeffby Andree Sheehy Skeffington; Conor Cruise O' Brien

    The Lilliput Press 1991; US$ 6.99

    Owen Sheehy Skeffington was one of the few Irish public figures who carried a flame for individual conscience and humanitarianism during the mid century. He came from a socialist-republican backround (his father, Francis, a pacifist, murdered in 1916; his mother, Hanna, a prominent suffragette), and was to dedicate his life to the defence of liberal... more...

  • The Parishby Alice Taylor

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    In a series of vignettes of life in her village, Alice Taylor reasserts the priorities of public space and local community. The Parish evokes and explores the positive values of community, which could be renewed and reinvigorated for a present and future that achieves harmony between comfort and the pressing need to respect the environment. more...

  • To School Through the Fieldsby Alice Taylor

    The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 16.03

    'A delightful evocation of Irishness and of the author's deep-rooted love of the very fields of home' Publishers Weekly Alice Taylor?s classic account of growing up in the Irish countryside, the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland, beautifully reproduced with photographs from Alice's life. If ever a voice has captured the colors,... more...

  • Terrorismus und Freiheitskampfby Nikolaus Braun

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 0.00

    Anders als die bisher überwiegend an militärischen Fakten interessierte Forschung verfolgt Nikolaus Braun einen primär legitimatorischen Konflikt, einen politischen Glaubenskrieg, in dem die symbolische Ebene genauso entscheidend war wie militärische Realitäten. Die Untersuchung geht dabei weit über eine herkömmliche Geschichte von Propaganda und Presse... more...

  • Against the Windby J. A. O'Brien

    Sid Harta Publishers 2013; US$ 9.99

    Set in Dublin during the years of the Second World War and in England during the postwar years of the 1950s and 1960s Against the Wind is a lively and compelling memoir. It is the story of a young man of independent mind and feisty spirit who refuses to accept the constraints and strictures of a closed Irish society. And who through economic necessity,... more...

  • Unternehmerische Herausforderungen zu Beginn des demografischen Einbruchsby Lutz Bellmann; Robert Helmrich; BIBB Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 29.79

    Although from an academic research point of view there can currently be no talk of a general skilled worker gap across the economy as a whole, the present difficulties in filling vacancies in certain occupations, branches and regions are likely to represent a foretaste of the challenges that company-based initial and continuing training can expect... more...