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  • 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...

  • 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 Postmodernisms and Popular Cultureby W. Balzano; A. Mulhall; M. Sullivan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This collection explores popular culture in Ireland and Ireland in popular, from Fanfic to Orange Parades, from Boybands to the Blessed Virgin Mary and from Celebrity Tourism to the Gaelic Athletic Association. The essays examine local and global Irishness, focusing on how gender, sexuality, and race shape contemporary postmodernism in Ireland. more...

  • Irish Civilizationby Arthur Aughey; John Oakland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.01

    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...

  • Irelandby Andy Halpin; Conor Newman

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 54.99

    The ultimate guide to the archaeological sites of the island of Ireland, including over 250 plans and illustrations and expert and detailed coverage of all Ireland's major archaeological treasures. more...

  • Icons of Irishness from the Middle Ages to the Modern Worldby Maggie M Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    From majestic Celtic crosses to elaborate knotwork designs, visual symbols of Irish identity at its most medieval abound in contemporary culture. Consdering both scholarly and popular perspectives this book offers a commentary on the blending of pasts and presents that finds permanent visualization in these contemporary signs. more...

  • A History of Irish Thoughtby Thomas Duddy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.77

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crossroadsby Sara Brady; Fintan Walsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    The highly performative categories of 'Irish culture' and 'Irishness' are in need of critical address, prompted by recent changes in Irish society, the arts industry and modes of critical inquiry. This book broaches this task by considering Irish expressive culture through some of the paradigms and vocabularies offered by performance studies. 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...