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Ireland

  • Perspectives On Irish Nationalismby Thomas E. Hachey; Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Perspectives on Irish Nationalism examines the cultural, political, religious, economic, linguistic, folklore, and historical dimensions of the phenomenon of Irish nationalism. Its essayists are among the most distinguished Irish studies scholars. Their essays include a comprehensive analysis of the tapestry of Irish nationalism and focused studies... more...

  • Daniel O'Connell and the Repeal Yearby Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Irish historians have minimized Daniel O'Connell's role in the Irish liberty movement in favor of later nationalist leaders, largely because of his failure in the 1843 movement for repeal of the Act of Union. In this first detailed study of the final, crucial episode in O'Connell's career, Lawrence J. McCaffrey reassesses his place in Ireland's struggle... more...

  • Rituals and Riotsby Sean Farrell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Sectarian violence is one of the defining characteristics of the modern Ulster experience. Riots between Catholic and Protestant crowds occurred with depressing frequency throughout the nineteenth century, particularly within the constricted spaces of the province's burgeoning industrial capital, Belfast. From the Armagh Troubles in 1784 to the Belfast... more...

  • The Hallowed Eveby Jack Santino

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In Northern Ireland, Halloween is such a major celebration that it is often called the Irish Christmas. A day of family reunions, meals, and fun, Halloween brings people of all ages together with rhyming, storytelling, family fireworks, and community bonfires. Perhaps most important, it has become a day that transcends the social conflict found in... more...

  • The Irish Questionby Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The many dimensions of the Irish Question, 1800?1922, constituted the most emotion-laden problem in British politics, often to the detriment of other imperial interests -- a Gordian knot only severed by the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. In this volume Lawrence J. McCaffrey presents a coherent view of the evolution of Irish nationalism... more...

  • The Irish Play on the New York Stage, 1874-1966by John P. Harrington

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Over the years American -- especially New York -- audiences have evolved a consistent set of expectations for the "Irish play." Traditionally the term implied a specific subject matter, invariably rural and Catholic, and embodied a reductive notion of Irish drama and society. This view continues to influence the types of Irish drama produced in the... more...

  • Prince of Dublin Printersby Robert E. Ward

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Here for the first time are gathered together the extant letters of George Faulkner, Irish printer in eighteenth-century Dublin. These firsthand accounts give an unprecedented view of Anglo-Irish social and political events, as well as a view of an Anglo-Irish printer-publisher at work. Faulkner discusses a wide range of subjects, including theatrical... more...

  • F*ck You, I'm Irishby Rashers Tierney

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    AN IN-YOUR-FACE COLLECTION OF TRIVIA THAT'S SURE TO INSPIRE CHEST-THUMPING PRIDE IN EVERYONE OF IRISH DESCENT Is there anyone who does not think the Irish are the greatest people on Earth? Before stepping outside to convince them, first peacefully impart upon any misinformed bar patrons the incontrovertible evidence presented in F*ck You, I'm... more...

  • From Protest to Pragmatismby David McCann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    How do two ideologically opposed governments co-operate? The Unionist government struggled to answer this question during the sixties and seventies. This book charts the development of this government's policy towards its neighbor in Southern Ireland and explains how it ended up in a total stalemate with the emergence of the Troubles. more...

  • Sociology in Irelandby Bryan Fanning; Andreas Hess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a short introduction to the emergence and development of sociology in Ireland until the present day.The institutionalization of the discipline came relatively late as it remained under the control of the Catholic Church. However, since the 1970s sociology has witnessed periods of considerable growth and professionalization. more...