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  • A Most Diabolical Deedby Elaine Farrell

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the phenomenon of infanticide in Ireland from 1850 to 1900, examining a sample of 4,645 individual cases of infant murder, attempted infanticide and concealment of birth. Evidence for this study has been gleaned from a variety of sources, including court documents, coroners' records, prison files, parliamentary papers, and newspapers.... more...

  • The Crimean War and Irish Societyby Paul Huddie

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book is a 'home front' study of Ireland during the Crimean War, which analyses how the various strands of Irish society responded to the conflict's events, issues and impacts and how they memorialised it as part of the British Empire. more...

  • Heroes or Traitors?by Paul Taylor

    Liverpool University Press 2015; US$ 79.99

    The book examines the experiences of Irish soldiers returning from the Great War to the part of Ireland that became the Irish Free State covering the period from the Armistice to 1939. more...

  • The Little Book of Waterfordby Tom Hunt

    The History Press 2017; US$ 7.99

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  • Newspapers and Newsmakersby Ann Andrews

    Liverpool University Press 2015; US$ 79.99

    In an era of mass mobilization, the Great Famine and rebellion, this book shows how the writers of the mid-nineteenth century Dublin nationalist press were at the heart of Irish nationalist activities, and evaluates the consequences for the development of Irish nationalism. more...

  • Ireland's Most Wantedby Richard C. Thornton

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 6.95 US$ 5.91

    Irish is more than a nationality—it’s a state of being. What other cultural background allows you to demand a kiss, celebrate the wearing of a color, toast the wee folk, and take pride in one’s readiness to fight? What other land is celebrated by parades and parties and allows even the non-blessed to declare themselves countrymen for one day? From... more...

  • Danny Boyby Malachy McCourt

    Running Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    Everyone can hum this haunting Irish ballad that inevitably brings a tear to the eye. The most requested Irish song, it has been recorded by a variety of performers ranging from Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, and Kate Smith to the Pogues. The complete story of this moving tune has been shrouded in mystery until now. Where did "Danny Boy" originate, who... more...

  • The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britainby Graham Dawson; Jo Dover; Stephen Hopkins

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 32.95

    This book investigates the history of responses to, engagements with and memories of the Northern Irish conflict in Britain, exploring the lessons to be learned from post-conflict efforts to 'deal with the past' in Northern Ireland and providing a starting point for wider academic and public debate in Britain on the significance of this history. more...

  • Population, providence and empireby Sarah Roddy

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00

    Over seven million people left Ireland over the course of the nineteenth century. This book is the first to put that huge population change in its religious context, by asking how the Irish Catholic, Anglican and Presbyterian churches responded to mass emigration. Did they facilitate it, object to it, or limit it? Were the three Irish churches themelves... more...

  • Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45by David Durnin; Ian Miller

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 115.00

    A wide ranging volume on medical history, that examines critical areas of health concerns in Ireland through the World Wars. more...