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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Constance Markievicz (1868?1927), born to the privileged Protestant upper class in Ireland, embraced suffrage before scandalously leaving for a bohemian life in London and then Paris. She would become known for her roles as politician and Irish revolutionary nationalist. Her husband, Casimir Dunin Markievicz (1874?1932), a painter, playwright, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Ireland?s Great Famine of 1845?52 was among the most devastating food crises in modern history. A country of some eight-and-a-half-million people lost one million to hunger and disease and another million to emigration. According to land activist Michael Davitt, the starving made little or no effort to assert "the animal?s right to existence," passively... more...
- Irish Academic Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Fighting Irish is a sympathetic and meticulous new history of all those who served with the Irish regiments during the First World War. This historical research, based on documentary evidence, poignant eyewitness accounts and testimonies, covers all aspects of the war, from campaign strategy to the soldier?s intimate war experiences. more...
- Irish Academic Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Challenging, contentious and highly original perspectives of the major controversies in Irish history; Kennedy confronts historical focal points such as the Ulster Plantation, the Great Famine, and the War of Independence with previously untold scrutiny. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
For decades, James Joyce?s modernism has overshadowed his Irishness, as his self-imposed exile and association with the high modernism of Europe?s urban centers has led critics to see him almost exclusively as a cosmopolitan figure. In Joyce?s Ghosts , Luke Gibbons mounts a powerful argument that this view is mistaken: Joyce?s Irishness is intrinsic... more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 6.00
Influential and innovative, James Joyce (1882?1941) led the vanguard of twentieth-century fiction. Sooner or later, most undergraduates encounter him, and many scholars devote their entire careers to his exuberantly eloquent prose. Joyce's experimental use of language and stream-of-consciousness techniques continues to captivate modern readers and... more...
- Original Writing 2015; US$ 3.99
The true story of two Irish women named Catherine who brush with history on opposite sides in the American Civil War. One is the orphan at the centre of Kate Hewitt's heart-breaking love affair. The other is unjustly blamed for the death of the young son of Jefferson Davis. The two are long forgotten, but in restoring their voices we find not just... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 8.74
<p>The controversial autobiography of the man at the heart of Irish Republican politics. Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. An engaging and revealing self-portrait.</p> more...