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  • The Great Irish Famineby Christine Kinealy

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 32.30

    The Great Irish Famine of 1845-51 was both one of the most lethal famines in modern history and a watershed in the development of modern Ireland. This book - based on a wide range of little-used sources - demonstrates how the Famine profoundly affected many aspects of Irish life: the relationship between the churches; the nationalist movement; and... more...

  • Repeal and revolutionby Christine Kinealy

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Repeal and revolution. 1848 in Ireland' examines the events that led up to the 1848 rising and examines the reasons for its failure. It places the rising in the context of political changes outside Ireland, especially the links between the Irish nationalists and radicals and republicans in Britain, France and north America. The book concludes that... more...

  • Daniel O'Connell and the Anti-Slavery Movementby Christine Kinealy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.27

    Previous histories on O’Connell have dealt predominantly with his attempts to secure a repeal of the 1800 Act of Union and on his success in achieving Catholic Emancipation in 1829, Kinealy focuses instead on the neglected issue of O’Connell’s contribution to the anti-slavery movement in the United States. more...

  • Frederick Douglass and Irelandby Christine Kinealy

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 141.84

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time he left the country in early January 1846, he believed... more...

  • Frederick Douglass and Irelandby Christine Kinealy

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 141.84

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time he left the country in early January 1846, he believed... more...

  • A Death-Dealing Famineby Christine Kinealy

    Pluto Press 1997; US$ 37.00

    Examines the historiography of the Irish Famine and its relevance now, in the context of the longer-term relationship between England and Ireland. more...

  • A Death-Dealing Famineby Christine Kinealy

    Pluto Press 1997; US$ 99.00

    Examines the historiography of the Irish Famine and its relevance now, in the context of the longer-term relationship between England and Ireland. more...

  • A New History of Irelandby Christine Kinealy

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Christine Kinealy incorporates some of the most recent scholarship to explore the key developments and personalities that have helped to shape this country over 1500 years. From the arrival of the Anglo-Normans in the twelfth century - which began Ireland's complex and tortuous relationship with England - to Cromwell's invasion, the Plantation of Ulster,... more...

  • The History of the Irish Famineby Christine Kinealy

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 128.94

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a consequence of starvation, disease and large-scale emigration.... more...

  • The History of the Irish Famineby Christine Kinealy; Gerard Moran

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 128.94

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a consequence of starvation, disease and large-scale emigration.... more...