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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.95
He?s been imprisoned, shot at, denounced, shunned, and banned, yet Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams remains resolute in his belief that peace is the only viable option for the Irish people. Adams led the oldest revolutionary movement in Ireland on an extraordinary journey from armed insurrection to active participation in government. Now he tells the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Ireland in Proximity surveys and develops the expanding field of Irish Studies, reviewing existing debates within the discipline and providing new avenues for exploration. Drawing on a variety of disciplinary and theoretical approaches, this impressive collection of essays makes an innovative contribution to three areas of current, and often contentious,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
The IRA is one of the oldest terrorist organizations in the world and conducted a ferociously violent campaign for almost thirty years. Now deeply enmeshed in the Northern Ireland peace process, Rogelio Alonso asks why one of the bloodiest terrorist movements of our time decide to swap weapons for the ballot box? Based on over seventy interviews... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2002; US$ 16.03
'I was born in a united Ireland,' says Joe Cahill, 'I want to die in a united Ireland.' Here Cahill gives his full and frank story -- of a life spent in prison, on hunger strike, on the run, in safe houses, in action, and latterly in the corridors of power of Washington as the Good Friday Agreement was being negotiated. He tells of narrowly avoiding... 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... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.19
Dublin Made Me, the first of C.S. ('Todd') Andrews' two celebrated volumes of autobiography, describes in loving detail the pre-independence Dublin in which the author grew up and provides a vivid participant's account of the War of Independence and the Civil War. Born in 1901, Andrews lived with his family in Summerhill until 1910, when they moved... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.19
In the spring of 1924 I was released from internment where I had been held for a year since the end of the Civil War in what was then the Irish Free State. I was a little over twenty-two years of age.' So begins this extraordinary memoir, in which C.S. ('Todd') Andrews gives a personal history of his varied and distinguished career in public service... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
The 1798 Rebellion unleashed a paper war involving contemporary historians and pro-Establishment literary reviews. This volume traces this paper-warfare against the background of the Union, Catholic Emancipation, Young Ireland, Gladstone and the Fenians, Victoria's jubilees, the 1898 centenary and the South African War. 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...