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Ireland

  • The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their Worldby Jonathan Wright

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50

    This book is a richly detailed exploration of the complex and cosmopolitan urban culture inhabited by the Presbyterian elite of late-Georgian Belfast, which will prove to be of interest to a wide range of scholars working on the political, cultural and intellectual histories of both Ireland and Britain during the age of reform. more...

  • The '98 Readerby Padraic O' Farrell

    The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 4.36

    Seventeen ninety-eight saw French and American revolutionary ideals converge with popular rebellion in Ireland. The rebellion ended in bloody failure, but 1798 was kept alive in folk memory by a nascent literature added to by succeeding generations of nationalists and cultural revivalists. This wide-ranging gathering of prose, poetry and song... more...

  • The 'Local' Irish in the West of Scotland 1851-1921by Geraldine Vaughan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    Vaughan renews perspectives on the changes brought about by Irish migrant communities in terms of identity, politics and religion. The book examines on the experience of generations of Irish migrants in the West of Scotland from the aftermath of the Great Famine until the creation of the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • 100 GAA Greatsby John Scally

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 19.17

    In 100 GAA Greats , John Scally celebrates the most significant players Gaelic games have brought us in their 125-year history. He selects those footballers, hurlers, managers and camogie players who have lit up Irish sport, becoming national treasures in the process, and highlights their remarkable skills. Amongst those included in this... more...

  • 100 Irish Rugby Greatsby John Scally

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 13.27

    Bursting with humour and full of amusing anecdotes, 100 Irish Rugby Greats is a unique celebration of the most significant stars of the sport from the 1930s to the present day. A veritable who's who of Irish rugby, it takes in all of the true greats, including Jack Kyle, Tony O'Reilly, Mike Gibson, Willie John McBride, Moss Keane, Keith Wood, Brian... more...

  • 100 Places That Made Britainby Dave Musgrove

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 22.13

    In 100, carefully selected places, BBC History Magazine editor Dave Musgrove takes us on an unforgettable historical tour through British history, from the Roman invasion to 1960s Liverpool. Musgrove has asked foremost British historians such as Dominic Sandbrook, to nominate the sites they believe to be the most important in our history, and has... more...

  • 101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish Historyby Ryan Hackney; Amy Hackney Blackwell

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 9.95

    Forget about shamrocks, leprechauns, and all that blarney, 101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true stories of the Irish. Inside, you'll learn about about: Lives of the ancient Celts until the British invasions; Famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell-and Bono!; The Potato Famine and Immigration... more...

  • 1415: Henry V's Year of Gloryby Ian Mortimer

    Random House 2012; US$ 17.71

    Henry V is regarded as the great English hero . Lionised in his own day for his victory at Agincourt, his piety and his rigorous application of justice, he was elevated by Shakespeare into a champion of English nationalism for all future generations. But what was he really like? Does he deserve to be thought of as 'the greatest man who ever ruled... more...

  • 1759by Frank McLynn

    Random House 2011; US$ 16.23

    Although 1759 is not a date as well known in British history as 1215, 1588, or 1688, there is a strong case to be made that it is the most significant year since 1066. In 1759 - the fourth year of the Seven Years War - the British defeated the French in arduous campaigns on four continents and also achieved absolute mastery of the seas. ... more...

  • The A to Z of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660by Martyn Bennett

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    Through a concise historical chronology and comprehensive overview, users of The A to Z of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660 will find an insightful explanation of the people, places, and events that indelibly shape the United Kingdom's seventeenth-century history. The cross-listed dictionary entries offer a complete explanation of each... more...