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  • Talking Stonesby Elisabetta Viggiani

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    If memory was simply about past events, public authorities would never put their ever-shrinking budgets at its service. Rather, memory is actually about the present moment, as Pierre Nora puts it: "Through the past, we venerate above all ourselves." This book examines how collective memory and material culture are used to support present political... more...

  • The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Irelandby Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    For quarter of a century now the British Army has been involved in a bloody and protracted conflict in Northern Ireland. This book looks at the roots of the current struggle and of British military intervention, setting both in the longer perspective of the Anglo-Irish Troubles. It is, however, more than a chronicle of military strategies and sectarian... more...

  • The Book of the Poppyby Chris McNab

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    The Remembrance Poppy is a haunting reminder of the ultimate cost of war. Worn by millions around the world every year, the Poppy compels us to remember war?s dead, wounded and bereaved, regardless of nationality or conflict. As we reflect on the centenary of the First World War, this book charts the history of the Remembrance Poppy, from its origins... more...

  • Home Rule and the Irish Questionby Grenfell Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    Taking the years 1800-1920, the book considers the four Home Rule Bills and discusses the role of leading figures such as Charles Stewart Parnell and Isaac Butt. This is a careful study of the rise in political consciousness- it addresses the relationship between nationalism and the Catholic faith, and popular support for the Union amongst Ulster Protestants-... more...

  • Witnessesby Annie Ryan

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    This thought-provoking book retells the 1916 Rising story through previously unavailable first-hand accounts from the protagonists. Illustrated with unpublished and rare photographs, this book also features an introduction by well-known historian and author Dr Margaret Mac Curtain. Witnesses: Inside the Easter Rising is the first book to draw on official... more...

  • Leading Lightsby Eamon Gilmore

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    Eamon Gilmore, Leader of the Labour Party has dedicated his life to his family and to politics. He has served in the Dáil for twenty-one years. However, despite his public profile and national popularity, not much is known about the man behind the leader. In Leading Lights Gilmore discusses the people who moved him to go into politics and influenced... more...

  • Just Garretby Garret FitzGerald

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    In Just Garret, Dr. FitzGerald writes frankly about his upbringing, his parents, his involvement in the Independence movement, their disagreements about the Treaty, his early years in school and college and his gradual entry into politics. He reflects honestly on his time as minister for Foreign Affairs, and later on his tenure as Taoiseach. The book... more...

  • Ireland in the Worldby Garret FitzGerald

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    A collection of essays, many of which have not previously appeared in print, on Irish history and politics, contemporary Irish society and world affairs by twice former Taoiseach and respected columnist Garret Fitzgerald. Also available in paperback. Dr. Garret FitzGerald was twice Taoiseach, from 1981 to 1982 and again from late 1982 to 1987, and... more...

  • Renewing the Republicby Michael D. Higgins

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    Michael D. Higgins? vision as part of his Presidential election campaign and now following through to his tenure as President of Ireland, is 'of [an] inclusive citizenship in a creative society, as we build a real Republic that makes us proud to be Irish in the world'. Renewing the Republic is an expansion of that vision as Michael D. lays out, through... more...

  • God and the Gunby Martin Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...