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- The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 18.94
With this landmark contribution, the history of the Irish Famine is taken out of the hands of 'the political commentator, the ballad singer, and the unknown maker of folk-tales' and placed on a scholarly footing. Thus, one of the great disasters of the nineteenth century, and a watershed of modern Irish history, receives its true, authoritative measure.... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 14.57
Opening Hubert Butler's book of essays is like discovering gold. He has all the essayists's gifts: a clear, strong prose, a fascination with everyday affairs and their significance sub specie aeternitatis, a readiness to generalize, the ability to digress without wondering from the point, to inform without pedantry and enlighten without condescension,... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1989; US$ 18.94
This finely detailed and amply illustrated biography recreates the life and times of one of Ireland's earliest environmentalists, founder of the world movement for the protection of animals. A loveable Galwayman, Volunteer colonel, landlord-eccentric, lawyer-duellist, parliamentarian and champion of Catholic emancipation, his colourful, humorous personality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book provides an in-depth analysis of the co-operation between Britain and Ireland and the role that intergovernmental co-operation has played in the quest for a solution to the Northern Ireland conflict. more...
- The O'Brien Press 2003; US$ 18.94
'This is not a story of me, but of me and mine, of my place and theirs, of places north, south, east and west in Ireland, but particularly of home life in Dingle and holidays in Galway, and of the times and traditions that left an indelible mark on a growing boy.' Set against the backdrop of major events in Irish history and the smaller local happenings... more...
- Avalon Travel 2013; US$ 14.99
Welcome to Ireland, the land of congeniality, camaraderie, and craic. Visitors may come to Ireland for its rustic charm, emerald hills, heathered crags, and misty seacliffs?or for the festivals, exhibits, musical performances, and rollicking nightlife of its up-and-coming cities?but they stay for the hospitality and friendliness that virtually radiates... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 155.00
Tannam examines the cross-border relationship between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, through analysis of politicians, civil servants and business communities and highlighting the impact of European Union membership and Anglo-Irish policy on this subject. more...
- Manchester University Press 2002; US$ 95.00
Contributors to this text discuss what it is to be British or Irish, and how people come to describe themselves as such. The study offers a comparative, theoretically informed analysis of the cultural formation of the Atlantic Archipelago, working across the disciplines of history, geography, literature and cultural studies. It also includes specific... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
Men and women who were born, grew up and died in Ireland between 1850 and 1922 made decisions - to train, to emigrate, to stay at home, to marry, to stay single, to stay at school - based on the knowledge and resources they had at the time. This, the first comprehensive social history of Ireland for the period 1850-1922 to appear since 1981, tries... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 18.99
The Easter Rising of 1916 not only destroyed much of the centre of Dublin - it changed the course of Irish history. But how did it achieve this? What role did people from ordinary backgrounds play in the making of the Irish revolution and what motivated them to take part in it? What did the rebels think they could achieve? And what kind of a republic... more...