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  • Ireland in Conflict 1922-1998by T.G. Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    Ireland in Conflict, 1922-1998 sets out the main political, economic and social developments in Ireland, north and south of the border, since the 1922 treaty. This book explains the troubles in their context and examines the underlying tensions which led to prolonged violence after a period of relative civil peace and rising prosperity. Ireland... more...

  • Prelude to the Easter Risingby Reinhard R. Doerries

    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...

  • Wars of the Irish Kingsby David W. McCullough

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 25.99

    For the first thousand years of its history, Ireland was shaped by its monasteries and its wars. The artistic flourishing of the monasteries has received a good deal of attention, but the violent and varied wars have in recent years gone unremembered. In Wars of the Irish Kings , David Willis McCullough has turned back to the earliest accounts of... more...

  • Ireland in the Age of the Tudors, 1447-1603by Steven G. Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Our understanding of the interaction of English and Gaelic worlds (culminating in the Tudor conquest and the collapse of Gaelic rule) has been transformed over the past thirty years through the detailed research of Irish and Tudor specialists and this wealth of new scholarship is fully synthesised in the text. Steven Ellis also explores the the nature... more...

  • The Secret Court Martial Records of the 1916 Easter Risingby Brian Barton

    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...

  • Undoing Irishnessby Julia Verse

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.22

    Die sozioökonomischen Transformationen der letzten Jahrzehnte machen die Republik Irland zu einem der dramatischsten Räume Europas. Diese ethnografische Studie über Rassismus und Antirassismus in der irischen Gesellschaft untersucht die Konstruktionsbedingungen nationaler Identität und ihre Wirkmächtigkeit für irische Verhältnisse. »Irishness« steht... more...

  • Michael Mallinby Brian Hughes

    The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Executed in Kilmainham Gaol on 8 May 1916, Michael Mallin had commanded a garrison of rebels in St Stephen?s Green and the College of Surgeons during Easter Week. He was Chief-of-Staff and second-in-command to James Connolly in the Irish Citizen Army. Born in a tenement in Dublin in 1874, he joined the British army aged fourteen as a drummer. He... more...

  • Roger Casementby Angus Mitchell

    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...

  • Strongbowby Conor Kostick

    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...

  • James Connollyby Lorcan Collins

    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...