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- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 11.65
In the 1930s, Dr Adolf Mahr was head of the National Museum of Ireland, where he earned the title 'the father of Irish archaeology'. He was also the head of the Nazi Party in Ireland, and was dubbed 'Dublin Nazi No. 1'. Under pressure from Irish and British military intelligence, he left for Germany shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939, never... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2005; US$ 3.99
The Irish Art of Controversy is what serious scholarship should be: meticulously informed, lucid, original. I enjoyed every page.' - Samuel Hynes, Princeton University North American customers should order from Cornell University Press. 'Lucy McDiarmid brilliantly identifies five dramas of cultural change in Ireland in the years before independence,... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1993; US$ 10.99
The only child of a middle-class Methodist couple in suburban Clontarf, Niall Rudd attended High School, Dublin, 1936-9, Methodist College, Belfast, 1939-46 (its ground floor sand-bagged, its windows permanently blacked out), and completed his studies at Trinity College, Dublin, 1946-50. Suspended between several worlds-a Protestant in north Dublin;... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1999; US$ 9.99
In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later Daniel secretly married the dowerless Mary in Dublin, jeopardizing his inheritance and forging a bond that would last until Mary's death in... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 6.99
The Irish rebellion of 1798 comprised a scattered series of local uprisings and desperate incursions that, tragically for the rebels, failed to cohere. This fascinating portrait of County Leitrim in the 1790s provides important insights into the rebellion in Connaught. In Leitrim, the spirit of rebellion peaked in 1795 - three years before General... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Michael Collins if often thought of as Ireland's lost leader: a man born into a revolutionary environment who became a skilled statesman and military leader. Michael Foy's book looks in depth at Collins's key role in the Anglo Irish War. It is based on primary sources which have not been accessed by previous historians. more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 10.19
Alice Taylor takes her readers along the byways of Ireland and into the heart of the country. In stories by turn comic and poignant, she explores the character of family and friends, testing the bonds of concern and kindness which hold people together. more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Aspirations of social mobility and anti-Catholic discrimination were the lifeblood of subversive opposition to British rule in Ireland during the mid-nineteenth century. Refugees of the Great Famine who congregated in ethnic enclaves in North America and the United Kingdom supported the militant Fenian Brotherhood and its Dublin-based counterpart,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99
The key turning point in modern Ireland's history, the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 has shadowed Ireland's political life for decades. In this first book-length assessment of the treaty in over seventy years, Jason Knirck recounts the compelling story of the nationalist politics that produced the Irish Revolution, the tortuous treaty negotiations, and... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 14.57
Receding imperialism usually leaves behind those who have for generations staunchly upheld its authority and flourished under its aegis-Germans in Bohemia, Swedes in Finland, Greeks in Asia Minor, Muslims in the Balkans. Among those abandoned adherents of a lost cause were the unionists in the south and west of Ireland'. So begins R.B. McDowell's preface... more...