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- Random House 2014; US$ 27.18
When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a 'Model Occupation'. But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. There were love affairs... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 17.58
Witnesses of War is the first work to show how children experienced the Second World War under the Nazis. Children were often the victims in this most terrible of European conflicts, falling prey to bombing, mechanised warfare, starvation policies, mass flight and genocide. But children also became active participants, going out to smuggle food,... more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 22.00
A bestselling chronicler of the sea turns to a trio of his own ancestors to see what memory and the selective plundering of history has made of the truth in Northern Ireland. The name ?Lundy? is synonymous with traitor in Ulster. Derek Lundy?s first ancestral subject was the Protestant governor of Derry in 1688, just before it came under siege by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes competed. In contributing to this burgeoning historiography,... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available
'I am standing in the dining room of my father's house in Ireland, gazing up at ten Pakenham family portraits. What thoughts went on behind those passive, chalky faces? How can I bring them out of the shadows?' Eliza Pakenham, granddaughter of the seventh Earl of Longford, chronicles the fortunes of her colourful ancestors against the backdrop... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95
Noted French scholar and linguist discusses the gods of the continental Celts, the beginnings of mythology in Ireland, heroes, and the two main categories of Irish deities: mother-goddesses ? local, rural spirits of fertility or of war ? and chieftain-gods: national deities who are magicians, nurturers, craftsmen, and protectors of the people. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95
This classic biography first appeared in 1905 and still offers a valuable resource to scholars, theologians, and others interested in Irish history. The well-documented study depicts St. Patrick?s early life in 4th-century Britain during the Roman occupation, his abduction by Irish raiders, his conversion to Christianity, and his lifelong efforts... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
With great skill and flair, Dutch artist Co Spinhoven has translated the stirring imagery of traditional Celtic art into a collection of 130 exciting and versatile stencil designs. With them, graphic artists and craftspeople can bring to their work the distinctive beauty and drama of a great decorative arts tradition. The designs, all copyright-free,... more...
- Mercier Press 2010; US$ 4.99
A history of the Fenians, the failed 1867 rising and the foundation of the irish Republican Brotherhood. Focusing particularly on the events in Kerry and Limerick. In February and March 1867, the Fenian Brotherhood staged a series of small revolts throughout Ireland, with the intention of disrupting British rule in Ireland. Although the rising failed... more...
- Mercier Press 1981; US$ 9.99
A personal memoir from Dan Breen, a must read for those interested in the struggle for Irish freedom more...