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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
Nationalism is a particularly slippery subject to define and understand, particularly when applied to early modern Europe. In this collection of essays, Brendan Bradshaw provides an insight into how concepts of ?nationalism? and ?national identity? can be understood and applied to pre-modern Ireland. Drawing upon a selection of his most provocative... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2015; US$ 23.32
Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: Essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh collects specially commissioned texts and essays to commemorate Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh?s career as a distinguished academic and educator. Writing on many aspects of modern Irish history, culture and the Irish language, Ó Tuathaigh is best celebrated for his book Ireland... more...
- Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 42.50
The archaeology of caves in Ireland is a ground-breaking and unique study of the enigmatic, unseen and dark silent world of caves. People have engaged with caves for the duration of human occupation of the island, spanning 10,000 years. In prehistory, subterranean landscapes were associated with the dead and the spirit world, with evidence for burials,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
No country is as rich in field antiquities as Ireland, and this work gives an account in simple language of the origin, purpose, date and distribution of all classes of monuments with the exception of ecclesiastical remains and medieval castles. It provides the general reader with all the information he is likely to need on such monuments as forts,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Archaeological evidence here is used to help build up a picture of the lives led by the people of which it is a record. The contents include a description of primitive settlements, leading up to an account of the art, trade and civilization generally of early ages prior to the Celtic invasion and up to the end of Medieval times. Two chapters take... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99
New Perspectives on the Irish Abroad: The Silent People? investigates how Irish emigrants maintain a dialogue with Ireland. The contributors explore both Ireland?s relationship with its diaspora communities and the discourses on Irish diaspora identity in an effort to give voice to those whose stories have been neglected. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Irish Civilization provides the perfect background and introduction to both the history of Ireland until 1921 and the development of Ireland and Northern Ireland since 1921. This book illustrates how these societies have developed in common but also those elements where there have been, and continue to be, substantial differences. It includes... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 13.95 US$ 11.44
Fáilte! Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including: How did a white bull start a war? What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness? Why was 1847 known as Black '47? Where... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
The first complete introduction to the subject ever published, A History of Irish Thought presents an inclusive survey of Irish thought and the history of Irish ideas against the backdrop of current political and social change in Ireland. Clearly written and engaging, the survey introduces an array of philosophers, polemicists, ideologists, satirists,... more...