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- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Only he?s not so sure he was right to go. He?s been to London, taught himself to get by, and now he?s working as a laborer not so far from his childhood home in Glasgow. But Stevie hasn?t told his family?what?s left of them?that he?s back. Not yet. He?s also not far... 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00
Shows how the Welsh, as well as the English, were colonisers in Tudor and early Stuart Ireland. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
This groundbreaking and controversial new study tells the story of two nations in Ireland; an Irish Catholic nation and a Protestant nation, emerging from a blood-stained century. This survey confronts the violence and enmity inherent in the consolidation of conquest. Lenihan contends that the overriding grand narrative of this period was one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
For nearly thirty years Northern Ireland has been a by-word for terrorism, bloodshed, military coercion and intense communal conflict. However, Ireland is now experiencing a transition from a society in conflict to one at peace. Where did the violence come from and why could it not be pacified? Why has it taken thirty years to solve the Northern Irish... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
The author of The Soong Sisters and China to Me turns her observant and discerning eye to the oft-troubled land of Ireland. In a magisterial combination of historical research and keen personal observation on the scene, Emily Hahn gives us a view of the whole of Ireland and its history, from the legends of the great kings and the heroes of myth... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 24.95
The next installment of the Ma books?all bestsellers in Ireland and the UK?brings readers on the journey of Martha's first months of freedom in Dublin after leaving the convent where she spent her early adolescence. In the latest chapter of Martha Long's autobiographical series, Martha is for the first time on her own: discharged from the convent,... more...