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Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597

Paperback, 08/09/2005, £54.99
£49.49
A revisionist 1999 account of the career of Elizabeth I's 'favourite', the 2nd Earl of Essex.

End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Hardback, 17/08/2017, £20.00
£18.00
Tells the absorbing story of post-famine Donegal, the Molly Maguires - a secret society who had set themselves up against the exploitation of the rural poor - and Patrick McGlynn - an avaricious schoolmaster who turned informer on them, availing of hunger, disease, debt, hardship, and death to expand his holding at the expense of his neighbours.

Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together

Paperback, 22/07/2010, £12.99
£11.69
Tells the story of the volunteers of the 36th and 16th divisions who fought on the Somme and side-by-side at Messines throughout the First World War. The author also brings in forgotten West Belfast men from throughout the armed forces, from the retreat at Mons to the defeat of Germany and life post-war.

Rising, Ireland: Easter 1916

Paperback, 14/09/2017, £14.99
£13.49
The story of the Easter Rising from the perspective of those who made it, focusing on the experiences of rank-and-file revolutionaries and exploiting a unique and recently released collection of over 1,700 eye-witness statements.

Riot Days

Hardback, 11/09/2017, £16.99
£15.29

Was It For This...? Why Ireland lost the plot

Hardback, 24/05/2012, £14.99
£13.49
Ireland today stands at a defining moment. The prosperity of Celtic Tiger years has given way to the sudden crash, the turbulence of the euro crisis, and the loss of our sovereignty to the faceless technocrats of Europe and the IMF. This title delves into the Irish psyche to answer the question: What happened to our hopes and dreams?

Far from the Land: Story of Irish Betrayal

Paperback, 15/09/1997, £5.99
£5.39

Ireland and the Irish

Paperback, 31/08/1995, £9.99
£8.99
Although not history, this book about Ireland and the Irish covers the past extensively, "the troubles" and their background, as well as their national character and personality, and this relationship to Europe, Britain and the US.

Oxford Companion to Irish History

Paperback, 11/10/2007, £15.99
£14.39
In a field riven by controversy, the Oxford Companion to Irish History is a comprehensive and balanced source of information on the history of this complex and fascinating country. Written by a team of almost 100 experts, the Companion's 1,800 A-Z entries explore Irish history from earliest times to the beginning of the 21st century.

Politics in the Republic of Ireland

Paperback, 30/09/2004, £18.99
£17.09
Building on the success of the first three editions, it continues to provide an authoritative introduction to all aspects of politics in the Republic of Ireland.

God's Executioner

Paperback, 21/08/2008, £14.99
£11.69
In a century of unrelenting, bloody warfare and religious persecution in Europe, Cromwell was, in many ways, a product of his times. As commander-in-chief of the army in Ireland, however, the responsibilities for the excesses of the military must be laid firmly at his door, while the harsh nature of the post-war settlement also bears his imprint.

Voices from the Grave

Paperback, 31/03/2010, £14.99
£13.49
Two former paramilitary leaders - one republican, one loyalist - speak about their role in some of the most appalling violence of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Their voices are set in the context of a narrative by Ed Moloney of their lives and of the society they grew up in.

Fatal Path: British Government and the Irish Revolution 1910-1922

Paperback, 02/05/2013, £16.99
£15.29
A narrative of the turbulent decade in Anglo-Irish history: a decade of unleashed passions that came close to destroying the parliamentary system and to causing civil war in the United Kingdom. It is a history as it was, not as we would wish it to be.

JOHN HUME MAND OF PEACE

Paperback, 20/06/1996, £5.99
£5.39
This biography of John Hume, based on interviews with friends, foes and colleagues, charts his political career from his early years in the Derry civil rights movement, to his decisive role in the Peace Process.

Northern Ireland Since 1945 £22.99

7, 06/05/1999, £9.99
£8.99
An analysis of political, economic and cultural development in Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1999, updated to include material on the new Northern Ireland Assembly. The text offers a general history of the province as well as a contemporary view.

Patrick Pearse: Triumph of Failure

7, 01/03/2006, £20.00
£18.00

Irish Politics Today

Paperback, 01/11/2001, £9.99
£8.99
This introduction to the politics of the Irish republic covers the 1997 general election, and the creation of a new coalition of Fianna Fail and the Progressive Democrats under Bertie Ahern that year. Reflecting recent developments in Irish politics, the book has a chapter devoted to sleaze.

Racism in the Irish Experience

Paperback, 12/12/2003, £16.99
£15.29
Academically rigourous study which situates the Irish experience within both the historical development of an Irish 'racial' consciousness and contemporary patterns of migration.

History of Northern Ireland 1920-1996

Paperback, 12/11/1997, £29.99
£26.99
For nearly 30 years, Northern Ireland has been a headline item in the world's newspapers and on its television screens. This book provides a comprehensive history of Northern Ireland.

Easter 1916 The Irish Rebellion

Paperback, 02/03/2006, £8.99
£8.09
Before Easter 1916 Dublin had been a city much like any other British city, comparable to Bristol or Liverpool and part of a complex, deep-rooted British world. What did the British think they were doing? And how were the events really interpreted by ordinary people across Ireland? This title addresses such questions.

Dividing Ireland: World war I and partition

Paperback, 15/10/1998, £26.99
£24.29
This text aims to provide an assessment of the First World War in Ireland and its consequences, arguing that this is the key to understanding the complexities of the Irish nation today. The author explores how the War transformed the nature of the Irish and Ulster.

Easter rising

Paperback, 01/01/1980, £8.99
£8.09
Easter Rising

Imagining Ireland's Independence : The Debates Over the Anglo-Irish Tr

Paperback, 11/08/2006, £15.99
£14.39
Offering an assessment of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921, this title presents the story of the nationalist politics that produced the Irish Revolution, the tortuous treaty negotiations, and the deep divisions within Sinn FZin that led to the slow unraveling of fragile party cohesion. It is complemented by a collection of annotated primary sources.

Political Issues in Ireland Today

Paperback, 13/05/2004, £12.99
£11.69
Political issues in Ireland today addresses the important current topics in Irish politics. Readers will find it a valuable resource on the important policy debates and for evaluating major social changes.

Paisley Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Hardback, 06/09/2007, £9.99
The Revd Ian Paisley is unique in having founded both a successful church and a successful and hugely influential political party. Steve Bruce traces Paisley's career and his impact on Ulster politics, and in doing so poses vital questions concerning the relationship between politics and society.

Eamon de Valera

Paperback, 26/05/2016, £9.99
£8.99
Eamon de Valera is the most remarkable man in the history of modern Ireland. Much as Churchill personified British resistance to Hitler and de Gaulle personified the freedom of France, de Valera personified Irish independence.

Michael Collins

Paperback, 06/06/1991, £9.99
£8.99
The Irish nationalist Michael Collins was murdered by a compatriot in August 1922, eight months after signing the Anglo-Irish Treaty. This biography presents the life of a man whose idealistic vigour and determination were matched by his political realism and organizational abilities.

Story Of Ireland

Paperback, 05/07/2012, £8.99
£8.09
A intriguing new take on Irish history, exploring the ways in which outside influences have shaped Ireland from 433 B.C. to the modern day.

Oxford Companion to Irish History 2ed

Paperback, 24/02/2011, £14.99
£13.49
In a field riven by controversy, the Oxford Companion to Irish History is a comprehensive and balanced source of information on the history of this complex and fascinating country. Written by a team of almost 100 experts, the Companion's 1,800 A-Z entries explore Irish history from earliest times to the beginning of the 21st century.

Ireland

7, 29/08/2003, £19.99
£17.99
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.

Great Hunger:Ireland 1845-1849

7, 30/05/1991, £12.99
£11.69
The Irish potato famine of the 1840s, perhaps the most appalling event of the Victorian era, killed over a million people and drove as many more to emigrate to America. The impact on Anglo-Irish relations was incalculable, the immediate human cost almost inconceivable. This book provides a definitive account.

Rising: Ireland: Easter 1916

Hardback, 21/01/2016, £20.00
£18.00
The story of the Easter Rising from the perspective of those who made it, focusing on the experiences of rank-and-file revolutionaries and exploiting a unique and recently released collection of over 1,700 eye-witness statements.

Public Administration and Public Policy in Ireland

Paperback, 31/07/2003, £18.99
£17.09
A comprehensive introduction to public policy and administration in Ireland. It covers all the main theories and methods associated with public administration and public policy and illustrates these with a wide variety of case studies.

Britain and Ireland - A Concise History

7, 15/07/2006, £13.99
£12.59
Deals with the history of the British Isles that recounts the history of the two states - the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - and four nations. This book presents the story of what happened in the British Isles, and its interdependence with Europe and the rest of the world.

Trinity

Paperback, 10/09/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Tells the story of the defeats and triumphs of three Irish families. This book chronicles the terrible and beautiful drama of more than half a century.

Ireland and the Cold War

Paperback, 01/03/2006, £22.50
£20.25

Patrick Pearse and the Politics of Redemption

7, 28/02/1998, £9.95
£8.96
Patrick Pearse, an Irish journalist, educator, and artist, came to play a pivotal role in the Easter Rising of 1916. This text examines Pearse within the context of contemporary Irish politics and culture to explain how he became the spokesman of the violent forces within the nationalist movement.

James Connolly: My Search for the Man, the Myth and His Legacy

Hardback, 05/11/2015, £18.99
£17.09
A book about Sean O'Callaghan's relationship with a man who was to deeply influence his formative years; it is about the politics of violent extremism that O'Callaghan subsequently became caught up in; and it's about the kind of individuals who are willing to sacrifice everything, including their lives, for a holy cause.

Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Paperback, 01/08/2014, £19.99
£17.99
Brings together academics and practitioners to present an overview of the development and current shape of political communication in the Republic of Ireland from a multiplicity of perspectives and sources.

Scrap

Paperback, 22/10/2015, £12.99
£11.69
In the last hours of the 1916 Easter Rising, 20-year old Charlie Saurin came face to face with his Commander-in-Chief, Patrick Pearse. In a final gamble, Pearse had a desperate plan to save the collapsing rebellion. It required the sacrifice of Saurin and his comrades.

Michael Collins

Paperback, 22/10/2015, £10.99
£9.89
Presents the life of a man who became a legend in his own lifetime, whose idealistic vigour and determination were matched only by his political realism and supreme organisational abilities. This book provides an insight on Michael Collins life and work.

De Valera

Paperback, 22/10/2015, £11.99
£10.79
From the 1916 Rising, the troubled Treaty negotiations and the Civil War, right through to his retirement after longer in power than any other twentieth century leader, de Valera has both defined and divided Ireland. This book shows how he attempted to confine his nation of disciples to the narrowest of cultural and intellectual horizons.

Dublin 1916;the siege of the GPO

Paperback, 25/03/2010, £8.99
£8.09
Headquarters and focus of the 1916 Rising, Dublin's General Post Office is the most famous building in Ireland. This book tells the story of the events in and around the GPO in Easter Week, using participant and eye-witness accounts, diaries and newspaper reports.

Williamite Wars in Ireland 1688-1691

Paperback, 13/03/2008, £20.00
£18.00
William III's defeat of James II's Catholic army at the Battle of the Boyne on 1 July 1690 ended the Stuart dynasty's last hope of survival. It has also been central, together with the siege of Londonderry, to the foundation myth of Northern Ireland. This title provides an account of the wars between Britain and Ireland in the 17th century.

GRAVES ARE WALKING: HISTORY OF THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £9.99
£8.99
The Irish famine that began in 1845 was one of the nineteenth century's greatest disasters. By its end, the island's population of eight million had shrunk by a third through starvation, disease and emigration. This title presents a compassionate retelling of that awful story for a new generation.

1916 Irish Rebellion

Hardback, 10/02/2016, £20.00
£18.00
The 1916 Irish Rebellion is the companion book to a three-part documentary series to be broadcast worldwide in 2016. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary, entitled "1916 The Irish Rebellion," and its related seventy-minute version are initiatives of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Modern Ireland, 1600-1972

Paperback, 29/03/1990, £16.99
£15.29
Looks at how key events in Irish history contributed to the creation of the 'Irish Nation'. This book supersedes all other accounts of modern Irish history".
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