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- Melville House 2011; US$ 14.95
A unique entry in the Böll library, Irish Journal records an eccentric tour of Ireland in the 1950's. An epilogue written fourteen years later reflects on the enormous changes to the country and the people that Böll loved. Irish Journal is a time capsule of a land and a way of life that has disappeared. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
From Norman invaders, religious wars?and the struggle for independence?the fascinating, turbulent history of a tortured nation and its gifted people When Shakespeare referred to England as a "jewel set in a silver sea," he could just as well have been speaking of Ireland. Not only has its luminous green landscape been the backdrop for bloody Catholic/Protestant... more...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2015; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin will lead you straight to the very best Dublin has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10... 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 he emerged... 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; US$ 7.96
Told through the eyes of his daughter Evelyn, this is the true story of a father's fight to reclaim his children from the Irish government in the 1950s, now a major film. 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... more...
- Orion 2011; Not Available
Sequel to the Sunday Times bestseller EVELYN, also a major film. 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... more...