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- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00
Shows how the Welsh, as well as the English, were colonisers in Tudor and early Stuart Ireland. 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...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 28.23
In 1868, the first ever documented bicycle race was held in a Paris park, and to the locals' chagrin, was won by a Briton. Yet while cycling culture became ingrained in continental European culture, riders this side of the Channel were engaged in constant battles with the authorities to pursue their sport - road racing was in fact banned as early... more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 35.29
Over the last two hundred years Parliament has witnessed and effected dramatic and often turbulent change. Political parties rose - and fell. The old aristocratic order passed away. The vote was won for the working classes and, eventually, for women. The world was torn apart by two extraordinarily bloody wars. And individual politicians were cheered... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Frank O?Connor?s acclaimed autobiography, now in one volume When Frank O?Connor was born, his parents?Minnie O?Connor, a former maid raised in an orphanage, and Michael O?Donovan, a veteran of the Boer War and the drummer in a local brass-and-reed band?lived above a sweet-and-tobacco shop in Cork, Ireland. The young family soon moved, however,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
A bawdy and boisterous poem of Ireland, translated by one of its most distinguished literary sons As a teacher and translator of Irish verse, Frank O?Connor brought to the world?s attention many fine poems from his native land, few as enduring?and none as controversial?as Brian Merriman?s The Midnight Court . An eighteenth-century masterpiece... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 14.11
Includes a new foreword by the author The story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. It is a tale with profound moral and social consequences, rich in drama, intrigue, treason, scandal and violence.... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 47.09
Dieser Sammelband thematisiert, wie Irland, insbesondere im Hinblick auf Literatur und Kultur, in Deutschland wahrgenommen und rezipiert worden ist. Das Buch zeichnet schlaglichtartig wichtige Etappen in der historischen Entwicklung des Irlandbildes in Deutschland nach und untersucht zugleich neuere Dynamiken im Kontext gegenwärtiger wirtschaftlicher... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Ranging from devotional poetry to confessional history, across the span of competing religious traditions, this volume addresses the lived faith of diverse communities during the turmoil of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Together, they provide a textured understanding of the complexities in religious belief, practice and organization. more...