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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Orion 2011; US$ 5.99
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...
- Orion 2011; US$ 5.99
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 has... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99
1972 was the bloodiest year of an already bloody conflict played out on the streets of Northern Ireland. Over twelve months the country was rocked by the atrocities of Bloody Friday and the Claudy bombing, civilian casualties mounted, and the soldiers of the British Army were caught between the factions. 169 servicemen died that year, their deaths... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 9.99
This is the remarkable folk autobiography of a small famer, fisherman and poet from from the South Iveragh peninsula of Co. Kerry, part of Ireland's western sea-board, a region bounded by mountains and unique inits cultural inheritance. Kirby's writing combines description with narrative, anecdote and poetry, and gives a vivid pen-picture of the locality... more...