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  • The Elephant and the Polish Questionby Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57

    Our finest living essayist. Maurice Craig's exquisite collection... is at once literary, erudite and mechanical: poppet-valves and cams, Yeats's inability to spell, bookbindings and motor-car design, the Tichborne scandal and airships, raised foc's'les and the particularity of certain words - all glide before his mind, all entrance, and all find an... more...

  • The Making of Modern Irish Historyby D. George Boyce; Alan O'Day

    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...

  • Everything Irishby Lelia Ruckenstein; James O'Malley

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00

    Here, in one complete volume, is the depth and breadth of the great island nation and its people represented in an easily browsed, friendly format. From the Abbey Theatre to the Dublin storyteller Zozimus; from the origin of the Troubles to the origin of the limerick; from the stunning beauty of Connemara to the shattering tragedy of Bloody Sunday;... more...

  • Trials of Irish Historyby Evi Gkotzaridis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Bringing her original insights into theory and philosophy to bear upon the controversial question of revision in Irish history, Evi Gkotzaridis presents the first historical and theoretical examination of the trailblazer historians who, from 1938, spearheaded an unpoliticized Irish history. Drawing on hitherto unused archives, Trials of Irish History... more...

  • The Irish Storyby R. F Foster

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    This engaging collection of 12 essays challenges what the author calls the penchant of the Irish to use overly simplistic techniques, such as nostalgia and cliche, as a means of understanding their history. Skewering Ireland's writers, historians and its popular culture alike, Foster, a history professor at Oxford and a biographer of W.B. Yeats, takes... more...

  • Irelandby Edward Hogan; Erin Fouberg

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    These information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture more...

  • Palgrave Advances in Irish Historyby Dr Katherine O'Donnell; Dr Leeann Lane; Dr Mary McAuliffe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00

    This book provides a much-needed historiographical overview of modern Irish History, which is  often written mainly from a socio-political perspective. This guide offers a comprehensive account of Irish History in its manifold aspects such as family, famine, labour, institutional, women, cultural, art, identity and migration histories. more...

  • Sources for Modern Irish History 1534?1641by R. W. Dudley Edwards; Mary O'Dowd

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 42.00

    A critical analysis of the written sources for early modern Irish history. more...

  • Ireland's Most Wanted™by Brian M. Thomsen

    Potomac Books Inc. 2005; US$ 6.95

    Faith and begorrah, ‘tis a grand book, it is! more...

  • Revisionist Scholarship and Modern Irish Politicsby Robert Perry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Almost nowhere are politics and history so intimately bound up as in Ireland. Over the course of several hundred years rival political and religious camps have shaped their identities according to particular interpretations of their shared history. As such, any re-examination and revision of Irish history has the potential to have a very real impact... more...