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- The Lilliput Press 1985; US$ 7.28
An important study of the dynamics behind Tone's ideal, which disentangles the roots of racialism and nationalism in Ireland, and questions the causes of division between North and South. Butler contends - with precision and passion - that the way forward lies through an understanding of the past and a return to the world of small-scale and personal... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 14.57
With this landmark contribution, the history of the Irish Famine is taken out of the hands of 'the political commentator, the ballad singer, and the unknown maker of folk-tales' and placed on a scholarly footing. Thus, one of the great disasters of the nineteenth century, and a watershed of modern Irish history, receives its true, authoritative measure.... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 14.57
Opening Hubert Butler's book of essays is like discovering gold. He has all the essayists's gifts: a clear, strong prose, a fascination with everyday affairs and their significance sub specie aeternitatis, a readiness to generalize, the ability to digress without wondering from the point, to inform without pedantry and enlighten without condescension,... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1989; US$ 18.94
This finely detailed and amply illustrated biography recreates the life and times of one of Ireland's earliest environmentalists, founder of the world movement for the protection of animals. A loveable Galwayman, Volunteer colonel, landlord-eccentric, lawyer-duellist, parliamentarian and champion of Catholic emancipation, his colourful, humorous personality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 155.00
Tannam examines the cross-border relationship between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, through analysis of politicians, civil servants and business communities and highlighting the impact of European Union membership and Anglo-Irish policy on this subject. more...
- Manchester University Press 2002; US$ 95.00
Contributors to this text discuss what it is to be British or Irish, and how people come to describe themselves as such. The study offers a comparative, theoretically informed analysis of the cultural formation of the Atlantic Archipelago, working across the disciplines of history, geography, literature and cultural studies. It also includes specific... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
Men and women who were born, grew up and died in Ireland between 1850 and 1922 made decisions - to train, to emigrate, to stay at home, to marry, to stay single, to stay at school - based on the knowledge and resources they had at the time. This, the first comprehensive social history of Ireland for the period 1850-1922 to appear since 1981, tries... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Irelands collective imagination. A particular focus of the book is on the exploration of the Traveller as Other, an "Other" who is perceived as both inside and outside... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95
Ireland in Conflict, 1922-1998 sets out the main political, economic and social developments in Ireland, north and south of the border, since the 1922 treaty. This book explains the troubles in their context and examines the underlying tensions which led to prolonged violence after a period of relative civil peace and rising prosperity. Ireland... more...