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Tales of the Elder of Ireland (99 Edition)
Tales of the Elder of Ireland (99 Edition)
by Ann Dooley
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Tales of the Elders of Ireland is the first complete translation of the late Middle-Irish Acallam na Senórach, the largest literary text surviving from twelfth-century Ireland. It contains the earliest and most comprehensive collection of Fenian stories... (read more)

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Great Irish Potato Famine (01 Edition)
Great Irish Potato Famine (01 Edition)
by James S. Donnelly
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This is an account of the Great Irish Potato Famine of the late 1840s, a famine which resulted in the death of about one million people and was also largely responsible, in conjunction with British government policies, for one of the great international... (read more)

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A History of Ireland
A History of Ireland
by Mike Cronin
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For a small island in the Atlantic, Ireland has had an astonishingly powerful impact on the wider world, both at the height of its independent power in the early middle ages (as a key exporter of Christianity to much of Europe) and at the depth of its... (read more)

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British History, 1815-1906 (2ND 08 Edition)
British History, 1815-1906 (2ND 08 Edition)
by Mccord
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This fully revised and updated edition of Norman McCord's authoritative introduction to nineteenth-century British history has been extended to cover the period up to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. The authors chart the development of a... (read more)

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Oxford History of British Empire, Volume II (98 Edition)
Oxford History of British Empire, Volume II (98 Edition)
by P.j. Marshall
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Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This was the... (read more)

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Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America
Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America
by Kerby A Miller
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Rich in human detail, penetrating in analysis, this book is social history on an epic scale. The first "transatlantic" history of the Irish, Emigrants and Exiles offers the fullest account yet of the diverse waves of Irish emigration to North America... (read more)

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Selected Documents in Irish History (00 Edition)
Selected Documents in Irish History (00 Edition)
by Josef L. (ed.) Altholz
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The first collection of readings designed to supplement Irish History courses, this book includes 42 religious documents, historical statutes, acts of Parliament, speeches, proclamations, poems, and other selections fundamental to understanding Ireland's... (read more)

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Forging of the Modern State : Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870 (3RD 01 Edition)
Forging of the Modern State : Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870 (3RD 01 Edition)
by Eric J. Evans
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In this hugely ambitious history of Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which the country was transformed into the world¿s first industrial power. This was an era of revolutionary change unparalleled in Britain, yet one in which... (read more)

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The Quest for Arthur's Britain
The Quest for Arthur's Britain
by Geoffrey Ashe
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The legend of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table dominates the mythology of Britain, but could this story prove more fact than fiction? Recent archaeological findings have lead Geoffrey Ashe to believe there is more truth to Arthurian legend than... (read more)

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Which People's War? : National Identity and Citizenship in Britain 1939-1945 (03 Edition)
Which People's War? : National Identity and Citizenship in Britain 1939-1945 (03 Edition)
by Sonya O. Rose
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National identity and citizenship in wartime Britain 1939-1945.... (read more)

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The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
by Gerald Of Wales
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Originally written as two separate works in the 12th century, the Penguin Classics edition of The Journey through Wales and The Description of Wales offers a fascinating glimpse into the daily life and culture of medieval Wales. A dynamic and well-known... (read more)

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Irish Famine : Illustrated History ((2ND)03 Edition)
Irish Famine : Illustrated History ((2ND)03 Edition)
by Helen Litton
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Why did millions of starving people seem to accept their fate without rebelling? Why did people starve beside seas and rivers stocked with plenty of fish? In "The Irish Famine: An Illustrated History Helen Litton succinctly deals with the Great Famine... (read more)

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Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland (09 Edition)
Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland (09 Edition)
by John Mcgurk
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This book is about the impact of the Nine Years' War on central and local government and society  in the English and Welsh shires in the 1590s. It contains fascinating new insights into the centrality of Ireland to England's problems in the crucial... (read more)

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Roman Britain : a Sourcebook (3RD 09 Edition)
Roman Britain : a Sourcebook (3RD 09 Edition)
by Stanley Ireland
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Roman Britain: A Sourcebook has established itself as the only comprehensive collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations... (read more)

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The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660
The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660
by Alison Games
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How did England go from a position of inferiority to the powerful Spanish empire to achieve global pre-eminence? In this important second book, Alison Games, a colonial American historian, explores the period from 1560 to 1660, when England challenged... (read more)

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British Empire (01 Edition)
British Empire (01 Edition)
by Jane (ed.) Samson
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The phenomenon of imperialism has never been under such intense scrutiny, by such a wide range of academic disciplines,as it is today. From cultural studies to the history of science, academics are engaged in a series of debates about empire which move... (read more)

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Britannia Overruled : British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century (2ND 00 Edition)
Britannia Overruled : British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century (2ND 00 Edition)
by David Reynolds
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Britannia Overruled has established itself as the pre-eminent overview of 20th century British foreign policy Surveys the transformation of the modern world through the spread of industrialisation, the emergence of new powers and the reaction... (read more)

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Ireland (Inventing the Nation)
Ireland (Inventing the Nation)
by R V Comerford
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This book provides a fascinating history of Ireland, focusing on the ways in which the nation has been depicted by competing interests, from political factions to religious groups to commercial powers. The book examines the origins of Ireland's various... (read more)

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Insurrection in Dublin (78 Edition)
Insurrection in Dublin (78 Edition)
by James Stephens
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The Insurrection in Dublin was first published in October 1916, barely six months after the Irish Volunteers' Easter Rising took place. The text was never revised so that it has retained the sense of immediacy that makes it one of the classic works of... (read more)

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
by Roy Foster
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Few countries in the world have such a compelling, individual, and stirring history as Ireland. This new volume, the latest in the widely acclaimed Oxford Illustrated Histories series, offers the most authoritative account of Irish history yet published... (read more)

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