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- 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$ 35.99
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$ 19.99
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...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Originally published in 1907, Songs of Freedom was edited by Irish republican and socialist leader James Connolly and is at once a collection of stirring revolutionary songs and a vital historical document. For the first time in 100 years, readers will find the original Songs of Freedom as well as the 1919 Connolly Souvenir program published... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99
Drawing on diverse cultural forms, and ranging across disciplinary boundaries, Nation States maps the contested cultural terrain of Irish nationalism from the Act of Union of 1800 to the present. In looking at Irish nationalism as a site of struggle, Mays examines both the myriad ways in which the nation fashions itself as the a priori ground of identity,... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Alice?s garden is her refuge. Inherited from Uncle Jacky, she introduces the great variety of plants and objects she has gathered ? everything, of course, with its own unique and fascinating story, brought to life by a master storyteller. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Irish Civilization provides the perfect background and introduction to both the history of Ireland until 1921 and the development of Ireland and Northern Ireland since 1921. This book illustrates how these societies have developed in common but also those elements where there have been, and continue to be, substantial differences. It includes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Prelude to the Easter Rising casts light upon the clandestine activities of Sir Roger Casement in Imperial Germany from 1914 to 1916. German military intelligence and the Imperial Foreign Office had far-reaching plans to use the Irish in the war against Britain. Radical Irish-American leaders were behind Casement's mission to Berlin. It took some... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99
New Perspectives on the Irish Abroad: The Silent People? investigates how Irish emigrants maintain a dialogue with Ireland. The contributors explore both Ireland?s relationship with its diaspora communities and the discourses on Irish diaspora identity in an effort to give voice to those whose stories have been neglected. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Wexford has always had a close relationship with the sea. One of the county?s most famous sons, John Barry, is known as the Father of the US Navy and, in Maritime Wexford, columnist Jack O?Leary and local historian Nicky Rossiter take the reader on a voyage that touches on this and many other stories of Wexford?s maritime devlopment.Taking in the early... more...