History

  • 'A Failed Political Entity'

    'A Failed Political Entity'

    Charles Haughey and the Northern Ireland Question, 1945-1992

    By Stephen Kelly

    Contributions by: Vincent Browne

    Charles Haughey maintained one of the most controversial and brilliant careers in the history of Irish politics, but for every stage in his mounting success there was one issue that complicated, and almost devastated, his ambitions...

    Cloth - 9781785370984 - $ 80.00

  • 'Call them to remembrance'

    'Call them to remembrance'

    The Welsh rugby internationals who died in the Great War

    By Gwyn Prescott

    It is estimated that World War I claimed the lives of 40,000 Welshmen, all of them heroes whose sacrifice is honored by a grateful nation. 'Call Them to Remembrance', which includes 120 illustrations and maps, tells the stories...

    Paper - 9781902719375 - $ 39.99

  • 'East of noise' Eivind Groven - composer, ethnomusicologist, researcher

    'East of noise' Eivind Groven - composer, ethnomusicologist, res...

    Edited by: Ingrid Loe Dalaker, Anne Jorunn Kydland, Dagmara Lopatowska-Romsvik

    The Norwegian composer, musicologist, and folk musician Eivind Groven (1901-1977) is increasingly recognized as an important contributor to the music scene from the 1920's onwards. His work on the just intonation problematics has inspired further studies of composition...

    Cloth - 9788232102617 - $ 63.00

  • 'Ecclesia Nidrosiensis' and 'Noregs veldi'

    'Ecclesia Nidrosiensis' and 'Noregs veldi'

    The role of the Church in the making of Norwegian domination in the Norse World

    Edited by: Steinar Imsen

    From the reign of King Magnus Hakonsson (1263-1280) until the Reformation (1537), the province of the Nidaros Church and the realm of the King of Norway coincided, more or less. This was...

    Paper - 9788232101757 - $ 57.00

  • 'Every Mother's Son is Guilty'

    'Every Mother's Son is Guilty'

    Policing the Kimberley Frontier of Western Australia 1882-1905

    By Chris Owen

    This is a marvellous contribution by Chris Owen to the understanding of the role the Western Australian police force played in the colonial expansion into the Kimberley district of Western Australia.--Patrick Dodson ***Chris Owen provides a compelling account of policing...

    Paper - 9781742586687 - $ 50.00

  • 'Peace after the Final Battle'

    'Peace after the Final Battle'

    The Story of the Irish Revolution 1912-1924

    By John Dorney

    In this exciting new history book, author John Dorney tells the story of the Irish revolution in an interesting and accessible way, and explains the causes, course, and results of the revolution in an engaging manner. Peace after the Final Battle...

    Cloth - 9781848402720 - $ 29.99

  • (Re)Writing History. Historiography in Southeast Europe after Socialism

    (Re)Writing History. Historiography in Southeast Europe after Socialism

    Edited by: Ulf Brunnbauer

    The authors of this volume analyse the development of historiography in Southeast Europe after the collapse of socialism. On the one hand, they discuss efforts at reevaluating the past. On the other hand, their contributions reveal that recent historiography has often been characterised by a high...

    Paper - 9783825873653 - $ 44.95

  • 1916 Portraits and Lives

    1916 Portraits and Lives

    Edited by: James Quinn, Lawrence William White

    Contributions by: Patrick Maume

    This book is a selection of articles from the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of Irish Biography, dealing with 42 men and women whose careers, in one way or another, were deeply involved with the Easter Rising of 1916....

    Cloth - 9781908996381 - $ 60.00

  • 1972 and the Ulster Troubles

    1972 and the Ulster Troubles

    A Very Bad Year

    By Alan F. Parkinson

    1972 proved to be by far the bloodiest and most eventful year of the Northern Ireland conflict. The January shootings in Derry precipitated the downfall of the Stormont administration in March. British military reinforcements struggled to cope with the ferocity of the IRA's...

    Cloth - 9781846822377 - $ 60.00

  • 50 Years of the Freedom Charter

    50 Years of the Freedom Charter

    Edited by: Raymond Suttner, Jeremy Cronin

    A revised edition of the earlier 30 Years of the Freedom Charter, which was banned for possession under apartheid. Such banning meant that the book could no longer be sold but even having it in one's possession could lead to prosecution. The work...

    Paper - 9781868883752 - $ 38.00