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- 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 History Press 2013; US$ 3.99
The Little Book of Ireland is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of fascinating frivolous and fantastic information which no one will want to be without. Full of details about the country, past and present, this volume covers such themes as wars and rebellions, food and drink, culture, transport, religion, law and of course its... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The first collection of readings designed to supplement Irish History courses, this book includes 42 religious documents, historical statutes, acts of Parliament, speeches, proclamations, poems, and other selections fundamental to understanding Ireland's rich history. more...
- Triumph Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Expressing the passion felt for Ireland using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the Emerald Isle explores the country's expansive influence. Readers will enjoy fun facts about the Great Famine, kissing the Blarney Stone, reading Yeats, and zigzagging down Irish roads... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 37.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
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...