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  • Ancient Irelandby R.A.S. Macalister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.26

    Archaeological evidence here is used to help build up a picture of the lives led by the people of which it is a record. The contents include a description of primitive settlements, leading up to an account of the art, trade and civilization generally of early ages prior to the Celtic invasion and up to the end of Medieval times. Two chapters take... more...

  • Antiquities of the Irish Countrysideby Sean P. O Riordain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.26

    No country is as rich in field antiquities as Ireland, and this work gives an account in simple language of the origin, purpose, date and distribution of all classes of monuments with the exception of ecclesiastical remains and medieval castles. It provides the general reader with all the information he is likely to need on such monuments as forts,... more...

  • German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945by Gisela Holfter

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 86.80

    German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945 is a pioneering study of the impact the German-speaking exiles of the Hitler years had on Ireland as the first large group of immigrants in the country in the twentieth century. It therefore adds an important yet hitherto virtually unknown Irish dimension to international exile studies. After providing an... more...

  • A Case Study of Ireland and Galicia’s Parallel Paths to Nationhoodby Eva Roa White

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 149.95

    This is an important original study that contributes new knowledge in the field of Celtic Studies as it offers serious consideration to the connections between Ireland and Galicia Dr. White traces the connections between these two Celtic lands through literature, history, mythology and science. White shows that Ireland and Galicia had parallel cultural... more...

  • Nation Statesby Michael Mays

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 42.50

    Drawing on diverse cultural forms, and ranging across disciplinary boundaries, Nation States maps the contested cultural terrain of Irish nationalism from the Act of Union of 1800 to the present. In looking at Irish nationalism as a site of struggle, Mays examines both the myriad ways in which the nation fashions itself as the a priori ground of identity,... more...

  • Irish Civilizationby Arthur Aughey; John Oakland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.89

    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...

  • New Perspectives on the Irish Abroadby Mícheál Ó hAodha; Máirtín Ó Catháin; David Convery; Barry Crosbie; Paul Darby; Juan José Delaney; Stephen Moore; Jason R. Myers; Sarah O'Brien; Gráinne O’Keeffe-Vigneron; Bernadette Sweeney; Bill Tobin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 87.00

    New Perspectives on the Irish Abroad: The Silent People? investigates how Irish emigrants maintain a dialogue with Ireland. The contributors explore both Ireland’s relationship with its diaspora communities and the discourses on Irish diaspora identity in an effort to give voice to those whose stories have been neglected. more...

  • The Archaeology of Caves in Irelandby Marion Dowd

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 42.50

    The archaeology of caves in Ireland is a ground-breaking and unique study of the enigmatic, unseen and dark silent world of caves. People have engaged with caves for the duration of human occupation of the island, spanning 10,000 years. In prehistory, subterranean landscapes were associated with the dead and the spirit world, with evidence for burials,... more...

  • A History of Irish Thoughtby Thomas Duddy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.66

    The first complete introduction to the subject ever published, A History of Irish Thought presents an inclusive survey of Irish thought and the history of Irish ideas against the backdrop of current political and social change in Ireland. Clearly written and engaging, the survey introduces an array of philosophers, polemicists, ideologists, satirists,... more...

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Irelandby Terry B. Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.50

    `This eagerly awaited book is an outstanding and right up-to-date summary of every excavation and investigation undertaken in Ireland into the earthworks, castles, ecclesiastical buildings and towns of the period from the arrival of the Anglo-Normans to the mid-sixteenth century...a most welcome synthesis and will be valued by the layperson, student... more...