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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 18.99
The Easter Rising of 1916 not only destroyed much of the centre of Dublin - it changed the course of Irish history. But how did it achieve this? What role did people from ordinary backgrounds play in the making of the Irish revolution and what motivated them to take part in it? What did the rebels think they could achieve? And what kind of a republic... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 30.38
Ireland's bestselling popular historian tells the story of contemporary Ireland - controversial, authoritative and highly readable. Tim Pat Coogan's biographies of Michael Collins and DeValera and his studies of the IRA, the Troubles and the Irish Diaspora have transformed our understanding of contemporary Ireland, and all have been massive bestsellers.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 33.99
Introduction Chapter 1: Dublin in the Rare Old Times Chapter 2: A Tiger's Broken Dreams Chapter 3: Waiting in the Long Grass Chapter 4: A Million Small Steps Chapter 5: A Post-Catholic Ireland Chapter 6: The Jigsaw Puzzle of Peace Chapter 7: Éireann Go Global Chapter 8: Tales from the Promised Land more...
- The O'Brien Press 2003; US$ 21.86
Máire Cruise O'Brien explores the republican and revolutionary connections of her family as she was growing up, the fallout of the Civil War, and life in the Irish-speaking districts of Ireland almost a century ago Máire spent two years studying in post-war Paris where she met Beckett and Sylvia Beech, among others. She became the first ever Irish... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1999; US$ 10.19
The people who talk about their lives in this book represent a creative, dissident Ireland. They are artists, writers, map-makers, weavers, water-diviners, teachers, environmentalists, farmers, wood-cutters, gardeners, travellers and monks. Some continue ways of life that have existed for generations; others have chosen to live and work in ways that... more...
- Liberties Press 2012; US$ 13.11
Welcome to Wacky Eire – it?s stranger than fiction. Imagine RTÉ?s Nationwide crossed with the cult series Eurotrash, or BBC?s Country File mixed with Father Ted . . . Now imagine it as a book of true stories, written by an insider who has travelled the length and breadth of Ireland seeking out the weird, the wacky, the raunchy and the downright shocking... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
This book offers a new and innovative way of looking at Irish foreign policy, linking its development with changes in Irish national identity. Many debates within contemporary International Relations focus on the relative benefits of taking a traditional interest-based approach to the study of foreign policy as opposed to the more recently developed... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57
The finest and most penetrating essayist this country has produced this century ... there is not a dull page in this civilized and witty book.' - The Irish Times A third volume of essays - autobiographical, polemical, political, exploratory - by the most distinctive Irish writer of the age, in the highest tradition of Swift and Shaw. Hubert Butler's... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
While there have been many books written about the IRA since 1916, comparatively little attention has been paid to the organisation during the 1960s, despite the fact that the internal divisions culminating in the 1969 split are often seen as key to the conflict which erupted that year.This book rederesses that vacuum and through an exhaustive survey... more...