Irish History

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How the Irish Saved Civilization

How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Thomas Cahill

How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role in preserving Western Civilization from utter destruction by the Germanic tribes. The book retells the story from the collapse of the Roman Empire and the pivotal role played by members of the clergy at the time.
The Committee

The Committee

by Sean McPhilemy

Subtitle: Political Assassination in Northern Ireland. This is one of the most important books to emerge from the Northern Ireland conflict. It disproves the myth that the violence emanates largely from Nationalists, and names leading figures in the Unionist community who operate loyalist death squads. These murder gangs are part of a carefully orchestrated counter-insurgency plot aimed at terrifying the Nationalist community into....abandoning the entire struggle for human rights...
How the Irish Became White

How the Irish Became White

by Ignatiev- Noel

Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Story Of the Irish Race

The Story Of the Irish Race

by Seumas MacManus

The Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland by Seumas MacManus was written to be a light history for the American public during the Irish Civil War.

MacManus weaves a romantic view of the whole saga of the Irish from the time of Firbolg and the occupation by the Milesians through the various invasions; history, culture, religion, laws, arts, ties, folklore, trade, literature, heroes Fein, Easter Uprising, etc.
The Green Flag

The Green Flag

by Robert Kee

Covering Irish history from the beginnings of Irish Nationalism through 1973, Robert Kee's treatment ranges from the Protestant Plantations through Wolfe Tone and the Great Famine to the founding of the Fenian Movement and the Irish Free State. His authoritative and comprehensive history is masterly in its detail and judicious analysis. A classic in its field, this is essential reading for anyone attempting to understand the complex historical forces that have shaped Ireland.
The Popes Children

The Popes Children

by David McWilliams

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bandit Country

Bandit Country

by Harnden- Toby

Ireland

Ireland

by Robert Kee

De Valera

De Valera

by Tim Pat Coogan

Concise History Of Ireland

Concise History Of Ireland

by Maire; O'Brien, Conor Cruise O'Brien

This Great Calamity

This Great Calamity

by Christine Kinealy

In Search Of Ireland

In Search Of Ireland

by H V Morton

Protest In Arms

Protest In Arms

by Edgar Holt

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How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Cahill

How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role in preserving Western Civilization from utter destruction by the Huns and the Germanic tribes. The book retells the story from the collapse of the Roman Empire and the pivotal role played by members of the clergy at the time.
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The Great Hunger

by Cecil Woodham-Smith

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Modern Ireland

by R F Foster

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The Irish Troubles

by J Bowyer Bell

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The Western Island, or The Great Blasket

by Robin Flower; Illustrator-Ida M Flower

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A Place Apart

by Dervla Murphy

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Westport

by Joe 1952- McNally

Irish History Books & Ephemera

Paddy\'s Lament

Paddy's Lament

by Gallagher, Thomas

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 Cahill, Thomas

New York: Nan A. Talese / Anchor Books. Fine. 1995. First Edition Thus. Trade Paperback. 245 pages .
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$6.94
The Year of Liberty; The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

The Year of Liberty; The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

by Pakenham, Thomas

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Ther Orion Publishing Group Ltd., Orion House, 5 Upper Saint Martin's Lane, London Revised Edition 1997. London 1997., 1997. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original moss green paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour illustrated end papers. 8vo . 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 424 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Light marking to the closed page edges.... Read more
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£15.00
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; Vol. 48, 1840

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; Vol. 48, 1840

Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K./London: William Blackwood & Sons/T. Cadell, Strand, 1840. Ex-academic library journal in original binding. No dust jacket. Old half mid brown leather over marbled boards. Noticeable signs of wear. Spine is detached. Boards are still holding by threads. Boards have scrapes, marks, discoloration, rubbed edges and abrasions. Leading corners of boards are bumped and rubbed. Page block head is tanned. Bookplate on front pastedown. Ink library stamps on FEP and in the volume.... Read more
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£99.72
This great little nation

This great little nation

by Gene Kerrigan and Pat Brennan

The idea was to bring together in one volume as many as possible of the scandals and controversies that have shaped or reflected this great little nation.
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€5.00
The Year of Liberty: The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

The Year of Liberty: The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

by Pakenham, Thomas

London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson,. Hardback. 120pp. Abridged by Toby Buchan. Lavishly colour illustrated throughout. Large format: 300 by 240mm (11¾ by 9½ inches). Very clean and bright. Short closed tear to dust wrapper. Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper . Hardback.
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£10.00
Modern Ireland: 1600-1972

Modern Ireland: 1600-1972

by Foster, R. F

Viking Adult. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. 0713990104 . Book and DJ have mild edgewear, book has tiny tear to top spine, pages slightly toning, tiny bit of faint soiling to page ends; DJ has 1/4" tear to top spine, several small wrinkles ; 688 pages .
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$12.95
The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland

by Foster, R. F. (ed)

Oxford: Oxford Univ Pr, 1989. Light dampstaining to jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$10.00
KING, THE KAISER AND IRISH FREEDOM

KING, THE KAISER AND IRISH FREEDOM

by McGuire, James K

Tone Co. Fair with no dust jacket. 1915. 7th Edition. Hardcover. Ww I; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Worn, spine strip missing, hinges loosening, binding sound. Green leather .
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$18.57
1000 Years of Irish Prose: The Literary Revival

1000 Years of Irish Prose: The Literary Revival

by Mercier, Vivian; Greene, David H

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$5.00
Ireland: A Picture Book to Remember Her By

Ireland: A Picture Book to Remember Her By

by Smart, Ted

New York: Crescent Books, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$4.00
Ireland; Its Evils, and Their Remedies: Being a Refutation of the Errors of the Emigration Commitee and Others, Touching That Country.

Ireland; Its Evils, and Their Remedies: Being a Refutation of the Errors of the Emigration Commitee and Others, Touching That Country.

by Sadler, Michael Thomas

John Murray, 1829-01-01. Second edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. 2nd ed. Bound in contemporary 3/4 leather over brown boards. Gilt ruled. 21 cm. All edges marbled, marbled end sheets. Foxing / spotting to prelims, last few pages. lvii-464 p. Slightly musty. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 25770
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$294.00
The Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre

by Christopher Fitz-Simon

Dublin's Abbey Theatre opened its doors to the public on December 27, 1904. Over the course of the ensuing century, it has survived fire, riot and perpetual artistic disagreement to become one of the greatest theatres in the Western world, presenting over 740 new plays by some of the greatest Irish writers of the modern age, including W.B Yeats, J.M Synge, Sean O'Casey and Brian Friel. Book cover has a slight stain, pages are crisp and clean, binding is detached from book, but overall is in great... Read more
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€7.00
Maura's Boy A Cork Childhood

Maura's Boy A Cork Childhood

by Christy Kenneally

Maura's Boy describes the first ten years of the life of Christy Kenneally, a working-class Cork northsider who lost his mother when he was five years of age. The book captures with remarkable effect that sorrow and the compensating love given by his father, Dave, his grandparents and a regiment of aunts, uncles and cousins.
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€8.00
De Valera - Long Fellow, Long Shadow

De Valera - Long Fellow, Long Shadow

by Coogan, Tim Pat

Arrow Books, London, 1995. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 772 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Mild age tanning throughout. Edges browned slightly. This copy is well-read and a little dog-eared and has some crease marks but is in sound and strong condition. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when... Read more
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AU$10.95
The Year of Liberty: The History of the Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

The Year of Liberty: The History of the Great Irish Rebellion of 1798

by PAKENHAM, Thomas

New York: Random House, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Special Bicentennial abridged edition. Quarto. 120pp. Blue cloth boards. Abridged by Toby Buchan. Color illustrations, maps. Fine in a near fine dustwrapper with light rubbing and edge wear. Originally published under the same title, in 1969.
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$20.00
The Story of the Irish Race:  A Popular History of Ireland

The Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland

by MacManus, Seumas

NY: Devin-Adair Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, bookplate on . front pastedown endpaper, edges foxed.. 1972. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Index. Green cloth binding. A comprehensive overview of Irish civilization, from history to literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 737 pages .
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$20.00
The Great Shame

The Great Shame

by Thomas Keneally

This remarkable work of non-fiction traces the Irish population's depletion in the nineteenth century. A well-illustrated book in great condition.
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€20.00
Dublin

Dublin

by John Harvey

Batsford (1st), 1949. good in VG DW. 22x14cm. Contains a colour plate,161 photos. & end paper maps. first few pp. dmap crinckled
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£1.95
Phrases Make History Here: Century of Irish Political Quotations, 1886-1986

Phrases Make History Here: Century of Irish Political Quotations, 1886-1986

by Conor O'Clery

A hundred years of modern Irish history through the memorable phrases, from all the major events, used by those who fought and campaigned to shape modern Ireland to their viewpoint. Some markings and yellowing on the inside pages, otherwise in good condition.
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€8.00
The Belderrig Curragh and Its People. Signed. 1st Ed.

The Belderrig Curragh and Its People. Signed. 1st Ed.

The Belderrig Curragh and Its People.Curach Dhún Chaocháin Agus a Muintir.Scarce VolumeIn Very Good Condition, Minor Shelf wear to DJ and slight bump to bottom spine. Intact. Inscribed Clearly.The Belderrig Curragh and Its People. Curach Dhún Chaocháin Agus a Muintir. First edition. Sligo, The Institute of Technology, 2010. 31 x 22 cm. X, 139 pages and 73 illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket.Black Boards, Gold Lettering.Slight bump to bottom of spine, see photos, otherwise in... Read more
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€100.00
History of the County Down

History of the County Down

by Knox

1875. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Reinforced with wide binder's tape at hinges. All pages clean and tight. Missing title page..
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$184.00
The Big Fellow: Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution

The Big Fellow: Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution

by O'Connor, Frank

Picador, 1998. VG- to G+/na. Softcover. Some rubbing & edgewear; some highlighting & a couple page corners creases; otherwise clean & tight book. 222 pages Keywords: 0312180500
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$6.50