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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
Here, in one complete volume, is the depth and breadth of the great island nation and its people represented in an easily browsed, friendly format. From the Abbey Theatre to the Dublin storyteller Zozimus; from the origin of the Troubles to the origin of the limerick; from the stunning beauty of Connemara to the shattering tragedy of Bloody Sunday;... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 25.99
For the first thousand years of its history, Ireland was shaped by its monasteries and its wars. The artistic flourishing of the monasteries has received a good deal of attention, but the violent and varied wars have in recent years gone unremembered. In Wars of the Irish Kings , David Willis McCullough has turned back to the earliest accounts of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
In this book, critically acclaimed author Chris Arthur continues his experiments with the mercurial literary genre of the essay, using it in innovative ways to explore aspects of family, place, memory, loss, and meaning. Through these unique prose meditations, readers are led to a dozen unexpected windows on Ireland. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 86.80
German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945 is a pioneering study of the impact the German-speaking exiles of the Hitler years had on Ireland as the first large group of immigrants in the country in the twentieth century. It therefore adds an important yet hitherto virtually unknown Irish dimension to international exile studies. After providing an... 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... 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...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
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 as... 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 US$ 8.16
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...