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  • Dynamics of Political Change in Ireland

    Making and Breaking a Divided Island

    Edited by Niall O' Dochartaigh, Katy Hayward, Elizabeth Meehan

    This book examines the interrelated dynamics of political action, ideology and state structures in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, emphasising the wider UK and European contexts in which they are nested. It makes a significant and unique contribution to wider European and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • 100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Terrorist Histories

    Individuals and Political Violence since the 19th Century

    By Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid

    This book addresses provides a series of in-depth portraits of men and women who have been labelled ‘terrorists’, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Bridging historical methodologies and theoretical approaches to terrorism studies, it seeks to contribute to the developing…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • Silver in Georgian Dublin

    Making, Selling, Consuming

    By Alison FitzGerald

    Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new commodities, novel technologies and fashionable imports seduced elite society, silver enjoyed an established association with gentility and prestige. Earlier studies have…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • An Economic History of Ireland Since Independence

    By Andy Bielenberg, Raymond Ryan

    This book provides a cogent summary of the economic history of the Irish Free State/Republic of Ireland. It takes the Irish story from the 1920s right through to the present, providing an excellent case study of one of many European states which obtained independence during and after the First…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Irish Global Migration and Memory

    Transatlantic Perspectives of Ireland's Famine Exodus

    Edited by Marguerite Corporaal, Jason King

    Irish Global Migration and Memory: Transnational Perspectives of Ireland’s Famine Exodus brings together leading scholars in the field who examine the experiences and recollections of Irish emigrants who fled from their famine-stricken homeland in the mid-nineteenth century. The book breaks new…

    Hardback – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Irish in the Victorian City

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    First published in 1985, this book explores the social history of the Irish in Britain across a variety of cities, including Bristol, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stockport. With contributions from foremost scholars in the field, it provides a thorough critical study of Irish immigration, in its…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland

    Edited by Richard McElligott, David Hassan

    Sport has played a central role in modern Ireland’s history. Perhaps nowhere else has sport so infused the political, social and cultural development and identity of a nation. During this so-called ‘Decade of Centenaries’ in Ireland (2014 to 2024) recently there has been an exponential growth in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • William Trevor (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His Fiction

    By Gregory A Schirmer

    William Trevor is a master of contemporary fiction. He writes with equal authority about the frustrations of life in remote corners of Ireland, and the hollowness of life is prosperous London suburbs. An Anglo-Irishman, Trevor is admired on both sides of the Atlantic, and both sides of the Irish…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • European Civil War Films

    Memory, Conflict, and Nostalgia

    By Eleftheria Rania Kosmidou

    This book examines the ways in which late twentieth-century European cinema deals with the neglected subject of civil war. Exploring a range of films about the Spanish, Irish, former Yugoslavia, and Greek civil wars, this comparative and interdisciplinary study engages with contemporary debates in…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Irish Insanity

    1800–2000

    Edited by Damien Brennan

    The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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