History: Irish History

  • Transitional Justice and the Disappeared of Northern Ireland: Silence, Memory and the Construction of the Past book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Disappeared of Northern Ireland

    Silence, Memory and the Construction of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Dempster

    This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Interrogation in Depth book cover

    Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United judgment misrepresents the interrogation system that was…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies book cover

    Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies

    1st Edition

    By Una Hunt

    Once regarded as Ireland’s national bard, Thomas Moore's lasting reputation rests on the ten immensely popular collections of drawing-room songs known as the Irish Melodies, published between 1808 and 1834. Moore drew on anthologies of ancient music, breathing new life into the airs and bringing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • The Volunteer Force: A Social and Political History 1859-1908 book cover

    The Volunteer Force

    A Social and Political History 1859-1908, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Cunningham

    Originally published in 1975, The Volunteer Force is a study of the part-time military force which came into being to meet the mid-nineteenth century fear of French invasion. It survived and grew for fifty years until in 1908 it was renamed and remodelled as the Territorial Force. Composed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Church of Ireland 1869-1969 book cover

    The Church of Ireland 1869-1969

    1st Edition

    By R. B. McDowell

    First published in 1975. In 1869 the Church of Ireland, until then part of the Church of England, was disestablished and partially disendowed. The author traces the changes in the Church of Ireland’s organization and function and the decline of its influence and numerical size during the hundred…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives book cover

    Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 book cover

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Bravo Lozano

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 examines Spanish confessional policy in 17th-century Ireland. Cristina Bravo Lozano provides an innovative perspective on Spanish-Irish relations during a crucial period for Early Modern European history. Key historical actors and events are brought to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • 100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016 book cover

    100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Morrison, Paul Gill

    At Easter of 1916 an armed insurrection, launched by paramilitary republicans, took place in Ireland. When the General Post Office in Dublin was seized on Easter Monday, the rebels declared a free Irish Republic, independent from Great Britain. In the century that has passed since the Easter Rising…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine: Volume I: The Great Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume I: The Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine: Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eyewitness Testimonies book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

2Series in Irish History

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