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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 1999; US$ 10.19
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 2005; US$ 4.36
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$ 14.57
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... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 14.57
Henry Glassie, in his Foreword, describes Estyn Evans, the great geographer-historian of Belfast, as 'one in a tiny aristocracy of the mind who created the intellectual world we inhabit and whose writings will inspire scholars yet unborn'. This is manifest in the depth of knowledge and in the exhilarating grasp of detail and method to be found in... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 7.28
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$ 16.03
Máire MacSwiney Brugha is the only child of Terence MacSwiney, one of the greatest figures in Ireland's history, who died after seventy-three days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison on 25 October 1920. His death became worldwide news. MacSwiney is reputed to have been quoted by Mahatma Gandhi as the main inspiration for his own life's work leading... 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$ 29.99
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...