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- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
The Little Book of Wexford is a compendium of fascinating, strange and entertaining facts about County Wexford. Funny, fast-paced and fact-packed, here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants and strange traditions alongside details of its flora and fauna, sporting heritage and of course its literary traditions.... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 40.00
This volume explores the idea of regionally-based archaeologies across the British Isles which are not necessarily defined by modern political boundaries or through comparisons with regions such as Wessex and Orkney. In the past these intensively studied areas have often been assumed to represent the 'typical' - other areas with apparently... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 36.00
Great excavations inspire and capture the imagination of both the public and archaeologists alike; sites like Danebury, Sutton Hoo, Maiden Castle, Mucking and York conjure images of great discoveries and leaps in knowledge. But what was it like to participate in these excavations? What is the story of these projects, and what made them great? This... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2003; US$ 14.57
'Kirby claims he was born with the sea in his blood. That may well be, but he was also born with words already formed in his head. He writes charmingly with colour, fun, and a flair few others have ever bettered ... That a man of such an age could summon up the energy and motivation to write with such committed endeavour, care and beauty is a magnificent... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2002; US$ 7.28
In November 1968, at the age of twenty-two, Andrew McNeillie left his job and his girlfriend in Wales and travelled to Inishmore. He was not a tourist: he stayed eleven months in Aran, living alone in a tiny house. An Aran Keening is a richly lyrical memoir of that time, a celebration of the island and its people, a lament for a way of life that was... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Despite its humble premise and subject, George Sturt's Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer offers profound insight into a bygone time through the fascinating character of Frederick Bettesworth, a groundskeeper who despite harsh circumstances and little means was afforded a place of respect in his village. The book brings together a series of vignettes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
Explores the origins of the community, and compares the experience of the Japanese to that of other national groups. The book discusses the community's involvement in the arts, religion and sport; intermarriage; and the second generation, and concludes by considering the impact of deteriorating relations in the 1930s and of the Second World War. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Although the Second World War ended sixty years ago, there are still untold stories waiting to be heard: stories not only of diplomats and soldiers but also of refugees, camp inmates and ordinary people living in occupied territories, stories of women's and children's lives as well as those of men. In Hard Labour the forgotten voices of a group... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book examines immigration and settlement patterns in Britain and at the civic position of ethnic minorities by outlining the development of race relations in the political context. It analyses the numbers, turnout patterns, voting behaviour and attitudes of the ethnic minorities to the political process and of the political parties to these minorities.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
Essential text for a 1 term/semester undergraduate course on Northern Ireland (usually a 2nd year option). Combines coverage of the historical context of the situation in Northern Ireland with a thorough examination of the contemporary political situation and the peace process. The book explores the issues behind the longevity of the conflict and... more...