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- The Lilliput Press 2015; US$ 23.32
Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: Essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh collects specially commissioned texts and essays to commemorate Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh?s career as a distinguished academic and educator. Writing on many aspects of modern Irish history, culture and the Irish language, Ó Tuathaigh is best celebrated for his book Ireland... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 14.38
This edition of Michael Wood's groundbreaking first book explores the fascinating and mysterious centuries between the Romans and the Norman Conquest of 1066. In Search of the Dark Ages vividly conjures up some of the most famous names in British history, such as Queen Boadicea, leader of a terrible war of resistance against the Romans, and King... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.86
The Irish Revolution - the war between the British authorities and the newly-formed IRA - was the first successful revolt anywhere against the British Empire. This is a vividly-written, compelling narrative placing events in Ireland in the wider context of a world in turmoil after the ending of a global war: one that saw the collapse of empires... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
Between 1939 and 1945, over two hundred German and forty-five Allied servicemen were interned in neutral Ireland. They presented a series of extremely complex issues for the de Valera government, which strove to balance Ireland's international relationships with its obligations as a neutral. more...
- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 24.95
"Dublin - in all its splendor and grit, poetry and profanity - is once again brought to life by Martha Long?s irresistible voice. Her many trials and tribulations are no match for the fierce determination and wicked sense of humor she so deftly deploys. Brew up a strong pot of tea and get ready for a wild, often dark but always inspiring ride through... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 30.00
In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, and the worst recession for over seventy years, Britain has witnessed one of the most turbulent eras in politics since the Second World War. The dominant political and capitalistic system has come under close scrutiny; and the 2008 financial crash has cast serious doubt on the economic and social liberalism... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99
The Irish Times is a pillar of Irish society. Founded in 1859 as the paper of the Irish Protestant Middle Class, it now has a position in Irish political, social and cultural life which is incomparable. In fact this history of the Irish Times is also a history of the Irish people. Always independent in ownership and political view and never entwined... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 0.99
A selection from How The Irish Saved Civilization , everything you need to know about the historical St. Patrick, the extraordinary Iron Age man who became Ireland?s patron saint. The real St. Patrick neither dressed in green nor chased the snakes from Ireland; instead, he was a kind and courageous former slave who had been stolen from Britain... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
The Irish Civil War and Society sheds new light on the social currents shaping the Irish Civil War, from the 'politics of respectability' behind animosities and discourses; to the intersection of social conflicts with political violence; to the social dimensions of the war's messy aftermath. more...
- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 12.95
Rashers Tierney is an itinerant lecturer and anthropologist of note, presenting seminars across North America on all things Irish. His earth-shattering PhD thesis on “Flatulence in Finnegan?s Wake? has been hailed as the work that “blew apart? the clique-ish inner circle of Joycean scholarship. He is currently at work on a study entitled “Brogue... more...