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- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
The planning of Holy Trinity church in Cork City began in 1825, and the building was finally completed some 60 years later. The story of its completion mirrors the turbulent history of Ireland of the time, and the development of the cultural and civic life of the community, particularly in charting the life of its patron, Father Thobald Matthew and... more...
- Eland Publishing 2015; US$ 18.94
At the height of The Troubles, Dervla Murphy cycled to Northern Ireland to try to understand the situation by speaking to people on either side of the divide. She also sought to interrogate her own opinions and emotions. As an Irishwoman and traveller who had only ever spent thirty-six hours of her forty-four years over the border to the north, why... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 21.99
The political scene in Northern Ireland is constantly evolving. This book reflects the most recent changes and synthesises some of the best thinking on the subject. It provides an overview of the politics of Northern Ireland, including detailed coverage of the institutional structure under the Good Friday Agreement and an evaluation of how the institutions... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 14.57
Full of historical facts, anecdotes and Dublin wit, this book evokes the spirit, the characters and colours, the sights, sounds and even the smells of old Dublin. With sections on markets, pawn shops, street characters, the Liberties, slang and wit of Dublin's newspapers, the city's history is traced right back to Brian Boru, the Huguenots, the 'debtors'... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
For the devotee of Irish heritage, mythology or folklore, County Sligo has everyting. From the Curlew mountains in the south, where Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill defeated an English army under Sir Conyers Clifford, to Benbulben's slopes in the north, where St Colmcille battled the High King of Ireland, every hill and valley is linked by the gossamer threads... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
Nationalism is a particularly slippery subject to define and understand, particularly when applied to early modern Europe. In this collection of essays, Brendan Bradshaw provides an insight into how concepts of ?nationalism? and ?national identity? can be understood and applied to pre-modern Ireland. Drawing upon a selection of his most provocative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This volume brings together distinguished historians of Ireland, each of whom tackles a key question, issue or event in Irish history since the eighteenth century and: * examines its historiography * assesses the context of new interpretations * considers the strengths and weaknesses of revisionist ideas * offers their own interpretation. Topics... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 7.99
This exploration of the central issues and debates about Northern Ireland sets them in the historical context of hundreds of years of conflict. It tackles questions, such as: what accounts for the perpetuation of ethnic and religious conflict in Ireland?; why has armed violence proven so hard to control?; and more. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 7.99
This title explores the notion of the 'Irish Question' and argues that there were in fact many Irish Questions which were continually articulated and reassessed according to the particular social, political, and economic conditions in which they developed. more...