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  • The Little Book of Fermanaghby Doreen McBride

    The History Press 2018; US$ 7.99

    A compendium of historical facts and figures, perfect for dipping into. Full of information that will make you say, ‘I never knew that’ more...

  • Art, Nation and Genderby Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch; Tricia Cusack

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 115.00

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show visual imagery to be a particularly productive focus... more...

  • A Woman Lived Hereby Allison Vale

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 15.99

    At the last count, the Blue Plaque Guide honours 903 Londoners, and a walking tour of these sites brings to life the London of a bygone era. But only 111 of these blue plaques commemorate women. Over the centuries, London has been home to thousands of truly remarkable women who have made significant and lasting impacts on every aspect of modern life:... more...

  • The Licensed Cityby David Beckingham

    Liverpool University Press 2018; US$ 89.99

    In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. The Licensed City examines the city's reputation, the shifting definition and regulation of problem drinking, and the pivotal role played by social reform, targeted through alcohol licensing, in reshaping Liverpool's dismal record. more...

  • A Hard Local Warby William Sheehan

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.49

    Using new research and previously unpublished archive material, he traces the experience of the British rank and file, their opinion of their opponents, the special forces created to fight in the Irish countryside, RAF involvement and the evolution of IRA reliance on IEDs and terrorism. more...

  • The Encryption of Finnegans Wake Resolvedby Grace Eckley

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 80.50

    The exemplary life and devotions of the reform journalist W. T. Stead (1949-1912) provided James Joyce with a model, a theme, and a purpose. Joyce integrated Steadfacts with his own personal emerging autobiography and interpretation of the ongoing Irish national, international, and even cosmic events. more...

  • Politics in the Republic of Irelandby John Coakley; Michael Gallagher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Politics in the Republic of Ireland is now available in a fully revised sixth edition. Building on the success of the previous five editions, it continues to provide an authoritative introduction to all aspects of the government and politics in the Republic of Ireland. Written by some of the foremost experts on Irish politics, it explains, analyses... more...

  • The Little Book of Irish Athleticsby Tom Hunt

    The History Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about Ireland’s proud sporting heritage. more...

  • Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggleby Nicholas Ridley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Michael Collins was a pivotal figure in the Irish struggle for independence and his legacy has resonated ever since. Whilst Collins’ role as a guerrilla leader and intelligence operative is well documented, his actions as the clandestine Irish government Minister of Finance have been less studied. The book analyses how funds were raised and transferred... more...

  • Wings over Wexfordby Liam Gaul

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.49

    To mark the impending 100-year anniversary of this base, this book by local historian Liam Gaul recalls this often-overlooked aspect of Ireland’s involvement in the First World War. more...