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- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
In the sequel to his bestselling JFK in Ireland, the Emerald Isle?s favourite son delves into his country?s past to celebrate the Irish people who through their skills and endeavours helped make the British Isles great. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
The first, intimate portrait of the Orange Order. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 20.99
Between 1846 and 1851, more than one-million people--the potato famine emigrants--sailed from Ireland to America. Now, 150 years later, The Famine Ships tells of the courage and determination of those who crossed the Atlantic in leaky, overcrowded sailing ships and made new lives for themselves, among them the child Henry Ford and the twenty-six-year-old... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 23.95
After numerous arrests for shoplifting, Martha is sent to the convent where, the judge rules, she is to get an education. Martha is relieved to be out of the clutches of her horrible drunken stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally, but anxious about what awaits. Her days in the convent are steady, predictable, safe--everything that her... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99
Ireland?s Great Famine in Irish-American History: Enshrining a Fateful Memory recasts traditional approaches to the Irish experience in America in a striking new reading of the history. This is the first compact synthesis to place Ireland?s Great Famine at the heart of the modern ethnic narrative, and to explore the Famine?s Irish-American legacy... more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 17.58
The history of Parliament is the history of the United Kingdom itself. It has a cast of thousands. Some were ambitious, visionary and altruistic. Others were hot-headed, violent and self-serving. Few were unambiguously noble. Yet their rowdy confrontations, their campaigning zeal and their unstable alliances framed our nation. This first... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
Irish Independent ?An engrossing domestic drama as much about family politics as it is about Northern Irish politics....Seiffert?s writing is both tightly controlled and almost orchestral in its sweep. You feel every emotion deeply, even as you are conscious of Seiffert deliberately drawing these emotions out. It?s a strange but not unpleasant... more...
- New Generation Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99
It was 1845 in Ireland when the potato famine struck. Its impact on two of the many Irish families was devastating. All they had was the potato, it was their provider until the blight came that is, then starvation and disease followed and with it the deaths of thousands of fellow Irish cottiers. To survive would be a task many would fail, but for... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 8.74
From the first symptoms of serious unrest - the Divis Street riots of 1964 - to the tortuous political manoeuvrings culminating in the 2003 Assembly elections, the book traces the reality of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. It details the motivation behind the IRA 'armed struggle', the Civil Rights movement, the murder campaigns of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
This book brings together a series of articles which provide an overview of the Irish Diaspora from a global perspective. It combines a series of survey articles on the major destinations of the Diaspora; the USA, Britian and the British Empire. On each of these, there is a number of more specialist articles by historians, demographers, economists,... more...