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Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages
Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages
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The studies in this volume range across literature, archaeology, law and theology and show Ireland... (read more)

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William Trevor: Revaluations
William Trevor: Revaluations
by Paul (edt) Delaney
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William Trevor: Revaluations offers a comprehensive examination of the oeuvre of one of the most accomplished and celebrated practitioners writing in the English language: the author of fifteen novels, three novellas and eleven volumes of short stories... (read more)

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Ireland: A Social, Cultural and Literary History, 1791-1891
Ireland: A Social, Cultural and Literary History, 1791-1891
by James H. Murphy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-218) and index.... (read more)

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Before the Dawn: An Autobiography
Before the Dawn: An Autobiography
by Gerry Adams
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A new edition of Gerry Adams' autobiography, which has been described as "one of the most important political memoirs of recent times".... (read more)

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Our Own Devices
Our Own Devices
by Ewan Morris
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National symbols have long been highly contentious in Ireland, and they remain so today. While there have been a number of studies which have examined the role of symbols in the contemporary conflict in Northern Ireland, as yet there has been no detailed... (read more)

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The Irish Ordnance Survey: History, Culture and Memory
The Irish Ordnance Survey: History, Culture and Memory
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This is a cultural and intellectual history of the Ordnance Survey, which mapped Ireland from 1824 to 1846. Captain Thomas Larcom of the Survey intended to produce and encyclopaedia-like series of county memoirs to accompany the maps, a great survey that... (read more)

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Founded on Fear: Letterfrack Industrial School, War and Exile
Founded on Fear: Letterfrack Industrial School, War and Exile
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This is a memoir of Peter Tyrrell's seven years in Letterfrack Industrial School in the 1920s and early 30s. It recounts his impoverished upbringing and the abuse that he and others suffered at the hands of the Christian Brothers. It gives an impression... (read more)

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Irish Republican Women in America
Irish Republican Women in America
by Joanne Mooney Einhacker
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Five Irish republican women conducted lecture tours in the United States from 1916 to 1925: Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, Mary MacSwiney, Mrs. Muriel MacSwiney, Countess Constance Markievicz, and Mrs. Margaret Pearse. This book examines the role of women... (read more)

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The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland
The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland
by R. F. Foster
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Roy Foster is one of the leaders of the iconoclastic generation of Irish historians. In this opinionated, entertaining book he examines how the Irish have written, understood, used, and misused their history over the past century. Foster argues that... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #94: The Celts: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #94: The Celts: A Very Short Introduction
by Barry Cunliffe
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-149) and index.... (read more)

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United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law
United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law
by Francis A Boyle
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During the past three decades, Francis Boyle has dealt with some of themost difficult problems created by Britain's continued military occupation ofsix northeast counties in Ireland: * Proving that the Potato Famine was really British genocide againstthe... (read more)

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Apocalyptic and Eschatological Heritage
Apocalyptic and Eschatological Heritage
by Martin Mcnamara
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Ireland has been implicated in the modern study of apocalyptic and Old Testament Pseudepigrapha from the very beginning, so the conference brought together scholars who specialize in those themes in the two regions. Ten papers explore such topics as... (read more)

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Contesting the State (09 Edition)
Contesting the State (09 Edition)
by Maura Adshead
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This is the first comprehensive survey of the Irish state. This book draws on different theoretical approaches to analyze the Irish state's origins, evolution, nature and role in Irelands recent economic success. The book begins by... (read more)

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The Irish: A Photohistory
The Irish: A Photohistory
by Sean And Christine Kinealy. 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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The Georgian Squares of Dublin: An Architectural History
The Georgian Squares of Dublin: An Architectural History
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Dublin's Georgian squares are 18th-century architectural gems and this is the first publication to examine each of them in detail. Essays by conservation architects describe the planning, design and construction of Parnell, Mountjoy, Merrion, Fitzwilliam... (read more)

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Essays in Irish Labour History: A Festschrift for Elizabeth and John W Boyle
Essays in Irish Labour History: A Festschrift for Elizabeth and John W Boyle
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Essays in Irish Labour History is a tribute to the late Professor John W Boyle, University of Guelph, Canada and a leading practitioner of Irish labour history, and his late wife Elizabeth. Boyles specialism was in nineteenth century labour history, with... (read more)

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Adomnan At Birr, Ad 697
Adomnan At Birr, Ad 697
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In 697 Adomnan, the Abbot of Iona, promulgated a 'law' at the synod held in Birr. This Law, known as the Cain Adomnan or Lex Innocentium, was to protect women, children and non-combatants in warfare, and it was remembered for generations as a significant... (read more)

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The Little Book of Wexford (Little Book of)
The Little Book of Wexford (Little Book of)
by Nicky Rossiter
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The Little Book of Wexford is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Wexford. Funny, fast-paced and fact-packed, here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants and strange... (read more)

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Opening the Field: Irish Women, Texts and Contexts
Opening the Field: Irish Women, Texts and Contexts
by Patricia Boyle Haberstroh
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One of the defining moments in late twentieth-century Irish literature was the publication of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing (1991), which immediately created a controversy. This extensive collection, covering more than a thousand years, was... (read more)

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Essays in Irish Labour History: A Festschrift for Elizabeth and John W Boyle
Essays in Irish Labour History: A Festschrift for Elizabeth and John W Boyle
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Essays in Irish Labour History is a tribute to the late Professor John W Boyle, University of Guelph, Canada and a leading practitioner of Irish labour history, and his late wife Elizabeth. Boyles specialism was in nineteenth century labour history, with... (read more)

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