Irish Academic Press - ebooks
Ireland in the 1920s
In the aftermath of World War I, Europe's empires crumbled and a patchwork of new nation states emerged across the continent. As the map of Europe was being redrawn after 1918, Ireland too stood on the threshold...
Ebooks - 9780716532835 - $ 40.00
Policing Ireland's Frontier: Irish Security Policy, 1969-78
By Paddy Mulroe
'Bombs, Bullets and the Border' examines Irish Government Security Policy and the role played by the Gardai and Irish Army along the border during some of the worst years of the Troubles. Drawing heavily on previously unseen British archives, this book...
Ebooks - 9781911024613 - $ 37.50
Stories of Ireland in Art
Upon leaving the National Gallery in Dublin during Easter week 1916, its registrar James Stephens was struck by 'the rumour of death and war' that gripped the air. One hundred years on, the National Gallery will evaluate these seismic historical events in its...
Ebooks - 9781911024392 - $ 20.00
Architect of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland
Contributions by: Chief Justice Susan Denham
This is the first-ever biography of the 'architect in chief and draftsman' of the Irish constitution. In the six-year period that it took to draft the constitution, John Hearne was involved at every stage alongside...
Ebooks - 9781911024712 - $ 37.50
Marxist-Leninist and Irish Socialist Republican
By Sean Byers
This new biography explores the neglected life and political career of Sean Murray, who went from an unremarkable, rural, northern Catholic upbringing to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Ireland, and was one of the most prominent left-wing thinkers of his era....
Ebooks - 9780716532989 - $ 40.00
Contributions by: Maria Luddy
This innovative collection offers a new understanding of sexual and gender politics in Ireland throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Leading experts in the field contribute to a captivating and controversial debate on...
Ebooks - 9780716532866 - $ 40.00
The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett
Since his death in 1989, it has become difficult to imagine that Samuel Beckett was once a virtually unknown writer. Born in 1906 into a respectable middle-class family in a Dublin suburb, he came late to fame in the early 1950s...
Ebooks - 9780716532927 - $ 40.00
Irish Migrant Welfare in Britain Since 1957
Contributions by: Jimmy Deenihan
This lively book tells the untold story of the crucial work carried out by the Irish Emigrant Chaplaincy on behalf of Irish emigrants in Britain for over half a century. The service was established by the Catholic...
Ebooks - 9780716532958 - $ 40.00