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  • The Irish and British Wars, 1637–1654by James Scott Wheeler

    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...

  • Ireland in Transition, 1867-1921by D. George Boyce; Alan O'Day

    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...

  • British Interventions in Early Modern Irelandby Ciaran Brady; Jane Ohlmeyer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00

    This book offers a fundamental perspective on Ireland and Britain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Prelude to Restoration in Irelandby Aidan Clarke

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 35.00

    A detailed reconstruction of political developments in Ireland before the restoration of Charles II. more...

  • Dividing Irelandby Thomas Hennessey

    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...

  • Irish History For Dummiesby Mike Cronin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    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...

  • The Great Irish Famineby Christine Kinealy

    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...

  • Militant Nationalismby Cynthia L. Irvin

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00 US$ 71.40

    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...

  • 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 Impressionsby G. K. Chesterton; Dr. Dermot Seton Hall University Quinn

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 12.95

    Written at the defining moment when Ireland was heading toward complete national independence, Chesterton's study of the Irish question demonstrates that if both the English and the Irish had modified their attitudes slightly, subsequent Anglo-Irish relations could have been radically improved. Unlike most historians, he tackles the question from... more...