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- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
The antithesis of trendy, Slow Dublin celebrates all that s local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in Dublin. It s an inspirational lifestyle guide for locals who want to live more and fret less. Readers are invited to rise up in their own sweet time, of course against the culture of speed, fad and uniformity.... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 24.99
Explore every corner of this fascinating island (North and South) with the fully revised 10th edition of the Rough Guide to Ireland, including the clearest maps of any guide. Get inspiration from the full-color introduction on where to go and what to see, from Dublin's elegant Georgian architecture and world-renowned pubs to the spectacular landscapes... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.78
A cult figure among loyalists, despised and feared by nationalists, Billy 'King Rat' Wright is reputed to have been involved in a number of sectarian murders before he himself was shot dead by republican gunmen inside the Maze Prison in 1997. Wright became involved with loyalist paramilitaries at the age of 16, and in the early 1990s... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00
A new analysis of a vital source for the history of Ireland and Scotland in the middle ages. more...
- 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 125.00
This is a political history of the Irish republican struggle against criminalization from 1976 to 1982, which culminated in the historic hunger strikes of 1980 and 1981, and is widely regarded as a turning point in the Troubles. Unlike previous accounts, this fascinating book focuses on the popular movement outside the prisons, challenging republican... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 25.99
Elisa Joy White investigates the contemporary African Diaspora communities in Dublin, New Orleans, and Paris and their role in the interrogation of modernity and social progress. Beginning with an examination of Dublin?s emergent African immigrant community, White shows how the community?s negotiation of racism, immigration status, and xenophobia... more...
- Orion 2011; Not Available
After the heady days of the trial which released her from the care of the State Industrial schools and succeeded in changing the law, Evelyn returns to the same grinding poverty. And when Desmond is once again forced to return to England to find work, 'new mammy' Jessie increasingly takes out her frustration on the twelve-year-old Evelyn. After... more...
- Orion 2011; Not Available
Desmond Doyle, 29, a painter and decorator, is married with six children and living in the infamous Fatima Mansions in Dublin in 1953. One day he comes home to find his wife has left him. He decides to go to England to find work and is advised to put his children into the state Industrial Schools system for a short time until he returns. When he... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
In September 1845, the farmers of Ireland made a chilling discovery?much of their potato crop was black, mushy, and rotten. The crop failure marked the beginning of the Great Irish Famine, one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 19th century. With some 3 million Irish people dependent on the potato for their very survival, starvation and epidemic... more...