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- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 14.57
A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement, executed as part of the 1916 rising, fighting the empire that had previously knighted him. Roger Casement was a British consul for two decades. However, his investigation into atrocities in the Congo led Casement to anti-Imperialist views. Ultimately, this led him to side... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 18.94
The coming of the Normans to Ireland from 1169 is a pivotal moment in the country?s history. It is a period full of bloodthirsty battles, both between armies and individuals. With colourful personalities and sharp political twists and turns, Strongbow?s story is a fascinating one. Combining the writing style of an award-winning novelist with expert... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 14.57
James Connolly (1868-1916) became a leading Irish socialist and revolutionary, and was one of the leaders of Ireland's rebellion in 1916. As a youth he had served in the British army in Ireland and, seeing how they treated the local population, became hugely disillusioned with the British Army. He became involved in socialism in Scotland and was... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 59.99
A New History of Ireland is the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. In 9 volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological evidence, through the Middle Ages, down to the present day. Volume VI opens with a character... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
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...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
Until 1999 official British records of the fifteen trials that followed the Easter Rising of 1916 were kept a close secret. Further material released in 2001 included the trial of Countess Markievicz and important evidence about the 'shoot to kill' tactics used by the British Army. These records, the subject of heated speculation and propaganda for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95
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...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 4.36
There was a time in Ireland's history when chivalry and chieftainry ruled the land. When the country was occupied by bands of warriors who spoke only their native tongue and who cherished their heritage and civilisation. This was the time of Cuchulainn. All of the warrior bands had their own Seanachie, a person responsible for recounting the deeds... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Seán MacDíarmada moved in the shadows, ultra-cautious about what he committed to paper, aware that his letters could be intercepted by the police. Because of this, history has not allocated MacDíarmada the prominent role he deserves in the organisation of the Easter Rising. This book gives Seán MacDíarmada his proper place in history. It outlines... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Máirtín Ó Catháin and Mícheál Ó hAodha are to be commended for presenting this fresh and often vivid overview of Ireland's complicated migration history. Anyone interested in the stories of Irish emigration, tragic, heroic, stoic, and varied, will welcome this volume. more...