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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Fighting for Ireland? is the first in-depth account of the evolution of Irish Republican strategy. It is highly topical in the light of the faltering peace process and the growing speculation over the IRA's next move: further violence or a new non-violent strategy? This new, updated paperback edition is essential reading for those who wish to disentangle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95
With numerous maps and illustrations, James Scott Wheeler connects the strategic and tactical levels of war with political actions and reactions, and discusses how Britain and Ireland became battlegrounds in the 'war of three kingdoms'. The various stages of this period of turmoil are clearly demonstrated, right through to the execution of Charles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Based on extensive historical, literary and political research, this text examines the relationship between ideas and political and social reality. It explains why the aspirations of Irish nationalism have failed to modify the facts of Irish political conflict and sectarian division. For this revised edition, Professor Boyce has added a new final chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
This wide-ranging collection brings together multiple perspectives on a key period in Irish history, from the Fenian Rising in 1867 to the creation of the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland in 1921, with a focus on the formation of Irish identity. The chapters, written by team of experts, focus on key individuals or ideological groups and consider... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
This book provides an original assessment of the First World War in Ireland and its consequences, the key to understanding the complexities of the Irish nation today. Thomas Hennessey explores how the War transformed the nature of the Irish and Ulster questions from devolved self-government within the UK to a free Irish republic outside the British... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
A rip-roaring ride through the history of the Emerald Isle Ireland’s story is an amazingly dramatic and intense one – and today the influence of Irish culture can be felt around the globe. This book helps you find out why, taking you on a rollercoaster journey through the highs and lows of Ireland’s past including invasions, battles,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 125.00
The Irish famine of 1845-51 was a pivotal event in the development of modern Ireland. This work explores aspects of it, including the rise in crime, the food export controversy, the role of religion, the growth of the Orange Order, and the impact of the uprising in 1848. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00
Why do some militant nationalists turn to electoral politics while others resist?and even seek to destroy?that arena? Cynthia L. Irvin examines two cases of electoral interventions by nationalist organizations engaged in violent political competition: in Northern Ireland and in the Basque provinces of Spain. Through her research, she offers important... more...