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The Eyes of Another Race: Roger Casement's Congo Report and 1903 Diary
The Eyes of Another Race: Roger Casement's Congo Report and 1903 Diary
by Roger Casement
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Executed by the British in 1916 for treason, Roger Casement is one of Ireland's most colorful, mythologized, and controversial figures. His infamous Black Diaries, with their homosexual materials, were famously published by the Olympia Press in a suspect... (read more)

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to Rise of Medieval Europe (Hinges of History)
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to Rise of Medieval Europe (Hinges of History)
by Thomas Cahill
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A delightful and illuminating look into a crucial but little known "hinge" of history in which the author shows that the Irish were not only conservators of civilization, but became shapers of the medieval mind, putting their unique stamp on Western... (read more)

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Dublin 1911
Dublin 1911
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This 8.5x8.5" color illustrated book for general readers and students presents snapshots of the year 1911 in Dublin, through b&w and color historical photos and illustrations, documents, political cartoons, advertisements, newspaper articles, posters,... (read more)

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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
by John Kelly
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A magisterial account of the worst disasters to strike humankind—the Great Irish Potato Famine—conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great Mortality Deeply researched, compelling in its details, and... (read more)

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The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story
The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story
by Angela Bourke
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In 1895, Bridget Cleary, a strong-minded and independent young woman, disappeared from her house in rural Tipperary. At first her family claimed she had been taken by fairies-but then her badly burned body was found in a shallow grave. Bridget's husband,... (read more)

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The Irish: A Photohistory
The Irish: A Photohistory
by Sean Sexton
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The first Irish photographs date from 1840, a year after Louis Daguerre announced his discovery of the photographic process. In the century that followed, Ireland was to know tragedy and triumph, bitter struggle and agonized compromise. The Great Famine... (read more)

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Medieval Dublin VI
Medieval Dublin VI
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The symposium, which was held in Dublin on 29 May 2004, was the sixth annual symposium held under the auspices of the Friends of medieval Dublin.... (read more)

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Voices of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land
Voices of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land
by Malachy Mccourt
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County Limerick native Malachy McCourt is the authority to tell the history of Ireland. He has written several books, including the best-selling A Monk Swimming, Singing My Him Song, Danny Boy, Voices of Ireland, and The Claddagh Ring. Complementing his... (read more)

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Black '47 and Beyond : the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (99 Edition)
Black '47 and Beyond : the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (99 Edition)
by Cormac O'grada
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"Ó Gráda has for a number of years been recognized as the leading economic historian of the Irish Famine. This book will immediately be seen as by far the best economic history ever published on the subject, and will remain for decades the best place... (read more)

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Easter Rising : Revolution and Irish Nationalism (2ND 03 Edition)
Easter Rising : Revolution and Irish Nationalism (2ND 03 Edition)
by Alan J. Ward
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In this innovative work, Alan Ward uses the pivotal event in twentieth-century Irish history as a prism through which to survey Irish history from the twelfth century to the present. By asking why the Easter Rising occurred, Ward is able to review the... (read more)

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Islandman
Islandman
by Tomas Ocrohan
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Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1865 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to... (read more)

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Old Woman's Reflection
Old Woman's Reflection
by Peig Sayers
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Known affectionately as "the Queen of Gaelic Storytellers," Peig Sayers here offers reminiscences of the daily events that made up her life (such as seal catching, collecting turf for roofs, preparing for a funeral wake) alongside the tragedies of... (read more)

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Medieval Dublin IV
Medieval Dublin IV
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These essays, the proceedings of the fourth public symposium held by the Friends of Medieval Dublin in 2002, range from Eileen Reilly's account of what insect remains can tell us about life in and around the houses of Viking Dublin, to Lynda Conlon's... (read more)

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
by Thomas Cahill
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The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's... (read more)

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Irish Brigades Abroad: From the Wild Geese to the Napoleonic Wars
Irish Brigades Abroad: From the Wild Geese to the Napoleonic Wars
by Stephen Mcgarry
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A history including the the Revolutionary War, the French Revolution, and the Flight of the Wild Geese Covering the period from King James II's reign of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1685, until the disbandment of the Irish... (read more)

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Charles Trevelyan and the Great Irish Famine
Charles Trevelyan and the Great Irish Famine
by Robin Haines
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Charles Trevelyan, assistant secretary to the Treasury during the Great Irish Famine, has received much of the blame for the British governments parsimonious response to the catastrophe. This study begins by exploring the demonization of Trevelyan since... (read more)

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Language, Resistance and Revival: Republican Prisoners and the Irish Language in the North of Ireland
Language, Resistance and Revival: Republican Prisoners and the Irish Language in the North of Ireland
by Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh
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Language, Resistance and Revival tells the untold story of the truly groundbreaking linguistic and educational developments that took place among republican prisoners in Long Kesh prison from 1972-2000. During a period of bitter struggle between... (read more)

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Famine Land and Politics
Famine Land and Politics
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This long awaited book is a study of the making of Britains Irish policy in the period immediately preceding and during the Great Famine of 184550. It looks particularly at interpretations of and response to the land question, in the context of debates... (read more)

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Republican Internment and the Prison Ship Argenta 1922
Republican Internment and the Prison Ship Argenta 1922
by Denise Kleinrichert
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Argenta Legacies encapsulates the essence of internment in daily lives beginning in May 1922. Deluged under the British partition and formation of the Northern Government, nationalists were overwhelmingly affected. In an attempt to subvert the... (read more)

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The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book (Everything)
The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book (Everything)
by Amy Hackn Blackwell
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Packed with historical information and cultural insights, The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book is a must-read for anyone interested in the magic and mystery of the Emerald Isle.... (read more)

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