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- 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...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
This book examines the Inebriate Reformatory system in Ireland from its foundation in 1900 until its closure in 1920 and the three institutions charged with punishing or rehabilitating habitual drunkards: the State Inebriate Reformatory, the Certified Inebriate Reformatory and the Voluntary Inebriate Retreat. This book offers a unique insight into... more...
- Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 5.99
The Highlander's reputation as an outstanding fighting man has never been doubted but the contribution of individual families to this reputation has not been examined in detail. Taking the Macleans of Coll as an example, From Clan to Regiment analyses the careers of officers and men, often close cousins, from the time of Clan Warfare and the Jacobite... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 17.49
In a land like ours, the old beliefs bring pleasure and wisdom… Exploring the legends, special places and treasured practices of old, Jo Kerrigan reveals a rich world beneath Ireland?s modern layers. So many of today?s Irish traditions reach back to our ancient past, to the natural world: climbing to the summit of a mountain at harvest time;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Ireland in the Nineteenth Century: A Breviate of Official Publications offers information on the compilation of documents regarding Ireland from the 1-000 Act of Union until the 1970's, covering subjects such as education, agriculture, poverty, finance, health, and transport. The book first focuses on government documents, including the Act of Union,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
With Irish Miscellany , author Dermot McEvoy lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Irish traditions and folklore. He offers the answers to questions you?ve always had—or never knew you had—as he covers all aspects of Ireland. From Irish culture to ancient history to modern pastimes, this full-color book educates and entertains.... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 35.68
Die sozioökonomischen Transformationen der letzten Jahrzehnte machen die Republik Irland zu einem der dramatischsten Räume Europas. Diese ethnografische Studie über Rassismus und Antirassismus in der irischen Gesellschaft untersucht die Konstruktionsbedingungen nationaler Identität und ihre Wirkmächtigkeit für irische Verhältnisse. »Irishness« steht... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Perspectives on Irish Nationalism examines the cultural, political, religious, economic, linguistic, folklore, and historical dimensions of the phenomenon of Irish nationalism. Its essayists are among the most distinguished Irish studies scholars. Their essays include a comprehensive analysis of the tapestry of Irish nationalism and focused studies... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Irish historians have minimized Daniel O'Connell's role in the Irish liberty movement in favor of later nationalist leaders, largely because of his failure in the 1843 movement for repeal of the Act of Union. In this first detailed study of the final, crucial episode in O'Connell's career, Lawrence J. McCaffrey reassesses his place in Ireland's struggle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This rich and readable history of modern Ireland covers the political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural dimensions of the country's development from the origins of the Irish Question to the present day. In this edition, a new introductory chapter covers the period prior to Union and a new concluding chapter takes Ireland into the twenty-first... more...