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- The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99
Christine Kinealy incorporates some of the most recent scholarship to explore the key developments and personalities that have helped to shape this country over 1500 years. From the arrival of the Anglo-Normans in the twelfth century - which began Ireland's complex and tortuous relationship with England - to Cromwell's invasion, the Plantation of Ulster,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 159.99
This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of Ireland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has over 600 entries on significant persons, places and events, political parties and institutions... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 15.99
This fourth edition of Joseph Coohill?s best-selling book has been fully updated to include the latest political, economic, and social developments in Ireland. Starting with the first prehistoric inhabitants of the island, Ireland takes readers right up to the present day through the Great Famine, Home Rule, the Good Friday Agreement, and the economic... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Drawing from a wealth of historical and scholarly sources, Johnson traces the important social, religious and political development of Ireland's struggle to become a unified, settled country. Johnson describes with accurate detail Ireland's barbarous beginnings, Oliver Cromwell's religious "crusade," the tragic Irish potato famine, the Ulster resistance... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Orphaned from the age of four, once Irish Martin PA Ward reached sixteen years of age, those high wrought iron gates belonging to Artane, with its harsh and abusive regime, could no longer hold him. Blighted with a tough seriousness, this brilliant life story is also littered with wonderfully amusing images, they being dropped here and there. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 18.19
From Norman invaders, religious wars—and the struggle for independence—the fascinating, turbulent history of a tortured nation and its gifted people When Shakespeare referred to England as a "jewel set in a silver sea," he could just as well have been speaking of Ireland. Not only has its luminous green landscape been the backdrop for... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 11.99
Irish people have left their mark on virtually every corner of the globe. This fascinating book tells the stories of the Irish who are justly celebrated in their adopted homelands, but virtually unknown in Ireland. more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 18.99
Opening Hubert Butler's book of essays is like discovering gold. He has all the essayists's gifts: a clear, strong prose, a fascination with everyday affairs and their significance sub specie aeternitatis, a readiness to generalize, the ability to digress without wondering from the point, to inform without pedantry and enlighten without condescension,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Wexford has always had a close relationship with the sea. One of the county?s most famous sons, John Barry, is known as the Father of the US Navy and, in Maritime Wexford, columnist Jack O?Leary and local historian Nicky Rossiter take the reader on a voyage that touches on this and many other stories of Wexford?s maritime devlopment.Taking in the early... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This rich and readable history of modern Ireland covers the political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural dimensions of the country's development from the origins of the Irish Question to the present day. In this edition, a new introductory chapter covers the period prior to Union and a new concluding chapter takes Ireland into the twenty-first... more...