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  • Queer Domesticitiesby Matt Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Sissy home boys or domestic outlaws? Through a series of vivid case studies taken from across the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Matt Cook explores the emergence of these trenchant stereotypes and looks at how they play out in the home and family lives of queer men. more...

  • Doing Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    Doing Oral History is considered the premier guidebook to oral history, used by professional oral historians, public historians, archivists, and genealogists as a core text in college courses and throughout the public history community. Over the past decades, the development of digital audio and video recording technology has continued to alter the... more...

  • Cuban Exiles on the Trade Embargoby Edward J. González

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    First implemented in 1962, the American embargo against Cuba is one of the most enduring anti-trade measures in human history, having outlived most of the original government and military leaders responsible for its creation. But has it benefited the United States as intended, by weakening Fidel Castro's grip on his country? Or has it, instead,... more...

  • Flares of Memory: Stories of Childhood During the Holocaustby Anita Brostoff; Sheila Chamovitz

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 18.99

    In a series of writing workshops at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, survivors who were children or teens during World War II assembled to remember the pivotal moments in which their lives were irreparably changed by the Nazis. These flares of memory preserve the voices of over forty Jews from throughout Europe who experienced a history that cannot... more...

  • Ireland and the End of the British Empireby Helen O'Shea

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    In 1949, Ireland left the Commonwealth and the British Empire began its long fragmentation. The relationship between the new Republic of Ireland and Britain was a complex one however, and the traditional assumption that the Republic would universally support self-determination overseas and object to 'imperialism' does not hold up to historical scrutiny.... more...

  • The Boys of '67by Andrew Wiest

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 9.95

    In the spring of 1966, while the war in Vietnam was still popular, the U.S. military decided to reactivate the 9th Infantry Division as part of the military buildup. Across the nation, farm boys from the Midwest, surfers from California, city-slickers fr more...

  • Auld Handsby Tom Thompson

    Blackstaff Press Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    The story of the men who worked in Belfast?s shipyards ? where the Titanic was built; the Auld Hands were the men who made the shipyards great more...

  • Dublin Voicesby Kevin C. Kearns

    Gill & Macmillan 1998; US$ 9.99

    From gravediggers to sailors and IRA veterans; from factories to tenements and local butchers: explore the street life of old Dublin as it lives on in these extraordinary stories, preserved and collected by acclaimed historian of the city Kevin C. Kearns. more...

  • Overheard in Dublin #LOLby Gerard Kelly

    Gill & Macmillan 2014; US$ 2.99

    Overheard in Dublin is back with another riot of wit, wisdom and suspect logic, this time with the vast majority of the contributions drawn from the site?s wildly popular Twitter account. Fans young and old will love this hilarious new collection. Get ready to laugh once again - you'll be LOLing in the aisles! more...

  • Voices from the Great Houses of Ireland: Life in the Big Houseby Jane O'Keeffe

    Mercier Press 2013; US$ 17.50

    A rare glimpse of life in Ireland's big houses, including Blarney Castle and Bantry House in Cork and the Denny Estates in Kerry. more...