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Ireland

  • The Model Occupationby Madeline Bunting

    Random House 2014; US$ 25.07

    When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a 'Model Occupation'. But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. There were love affairs... more...

  • The American Irishby Kevin Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The American Irish: A History , is the first concise, general history of its subject in a generation. It provides a long-overdue synthesis of Irish-American history from the beginnings of emigration in the early eighteenth century to the present day. While most previous accounts of the subject have concentrated on the nineteenth century, and especially... more...

  • Home Rule and the Irish Questionby Grenfell Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    Taking the years 1800-1920, the book considers the four Home Rule Bills and discusses the role of leading figures such as Charles Stewart Parnell and Isaac Butt. This is a careful study of the rise in political consciousness- it addresses the relationship between nationalism and the Catholic faith, and popular support for the Union amongst Ulster Protestants-... more...

  • Social Origins of the Irish Land Warby Samuel Clark

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.50

    Arguing that social movements can be explained and understood only in a comparative historical perspective and not in terms of immediate social or political conditions, the author identifies the causes of the Land War in the evolution of social structure and collective action in the Irish countryside over the course of the nineteenth century. Originally... more...

  • The Walk Homeby Rachel Seiffert

    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...

  • Witnessesby Annie Ryan

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    This thought-provoking book retells the 1916 Rising story through previously unavailable first-hand accounts from the protagonists. Illustrated with unpublished and rare photographs, this book also features an introduction by well-known historian and author Dr Margaret Mac Curtain. Witnesses: Inside the Easter Rising is the first book to draw on official... more...

  • Making the Peace in Irelandby Jeremy Smith

    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...

  • Northern Ireland Since 1969by Paul Dixon; Eamonn O'Kane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    The conflict in Northern Ireland since 1969 has cost over 3,600 lives and about 100,000 people in Northern Ireland live in a household where someone has been injured in a troubles-related incident. This has been a key issue in British and Irish politics and the recent peace process in Northern Ireland and the current ‘War on Terrorism' has stimulated... more...

  • Longman Handbook of Modern Irish History Since 1800by Alan O'Day; N. C. Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This compact and accessible reference work provides all the essential facts and figures about major aspects of modern Irish history from the passing of the Act of Union to the premiership of Bertie Ahern. Offering a full chronology , this book gives the reader a full insight on major aspects of modern Irish history. The book explores population,... more...

  • Irish Religious Conflict in Comparative Perspectiveby John Wolffe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    By setting the Irish religious conflict in a wide comparative perspective, this book offers fresh insights into the causes of religious conflicts, and potential means of resolving them. The collection mounts a challenge to views of 'Irish exceptionalism' and points to significant historical and contemporary commonalities across the Western world. more...