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New and Published Books

  1. A History of Irish Economic Thought

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Renee Prendergast, John Turner

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    For a country that can boast a distinguished tradition of political economy from Sir William Petty through Swift, Berkeley, Hutcheson, Burke and Cantillon through to that of Longfield, Cairnes, Bastable, Edgeworth, Geary and Gorman, it is surprising that no systematic study of Irish political...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ireland and the Industrial Revolution

    The impact of the industrial revolution on Irish industry, 1801-1922

    By Andy Bielenberg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This monograph provides the first comprehensive analysis of industrial development in Ireland and its impact on Irish society between 1801-1922. Studies of Irish industrial history to date have been regionally focused or industry specific. The book addresses this problem by bringing together...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Political Economy and Colonial Ireland

    The Propagation and Ideological Functions of Economic Discourse in the Nineteenth Century

    By Thomas Boylan, Tadhg Foley

    `I believe that next to good Religious education, a sound knowledge of Political Economy would tend as much to tranquilize this country, if not more, than any other branch of knowledge that can be taught in schools.' - Cork Schools Inspector, 1853 In a nineteenth century Ireland that was divided...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political Thought in Ireland Since the Seventeenth Century

    Edited by D. George Boyce, Dr Robert Eccleshall, Robert Eccleshall, Vincent Geoghegan

    These pioneering essays provide a unique study of the development of political ideas in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book breaks away from the traditional emphasis in Irish historiography on the nationalism/unionism debate to focus instead on previously neglected areas...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. We Are But Women

    Women in Ireland's History

    By Dr Roger Sawyer, Roger Sawyer

    We Are But Women sets the history of Irish women in the context of the broad sweep of Irish history, dealing even-handedly with the diverse traditions of unionism and nationalism. Through an examination of exemplar individuals and organisations, the book traces the growth of Irish awareness of such...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Irish Political Prisoners 1920-1962

    Pilgrimage of Desolation

    By Sean McConville

    Irish Political Prisoners presents a detailed and gripping overview of political imprisonment from 1920-1962. Seán McConville examines the years from the formation of the Northern Ireland state to the release of the last border campaign prisoners in 1962. Drawing extensively and, in many cases,...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Irish Revolution, 1916-1923

    By Marie Coleman

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This concise study of Ireland’s revolutionary years charts the demise of the home rule movement and the rise of militant nationalism that led eventually to the partition of Ireland and independence for southern Ireland. The book provides a clear chronology of events but also adopts a thematic...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Two Centuries of Irish History (Routledge Revivals)

    1691-1870

    Edited by R. Barry O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of papers, first published in 1888, presents the history of Ireland as it unfolded from the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 until the Land Act of 1870 and the Home Rule Movement. Written at a time of great national interest in the ‘Irish Problem’, Two Centuries of Irish History tells the...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Atlas of Early Modern Britain, 1485-1715

    By Christopher Daniell

    The Atlas of Early Modern Britain presents a unique visual survey of British history from the end of the Wars of the Roses through to the accession of George I in 1715. Featuring 117 maps, accompanied throughout by straightforward commentary and analysis, the atlas begins with a geographical...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Irish Historical Documents, 1172-1972 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edmund Curtis, R. B. Macdowell

    First published in 1943, this volume collects together the principle Irish constitutional and political documents from the Introduction of English rule in the twelfth century to the treaty made between Great Britain and Ireland under Lloyd George’s government in 1921. The material is grouped into...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge