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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 60 new and published books in the subject of Irish History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Evangelical Protestantism in Ulster Society 1740-1890

    By David Hampton, Myrtle Hull

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. William Trevor (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His Fiction

    By Gregory A Schirmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland

    The Commodification of Culture

    By K.J. James

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This study, exploring a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, draws out interplays between tourism, travel literature and commodifications of culture. It focuses on the importance of informal tourist...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. William Trevor (Routledge Revivals): A Study of His Fiction
    By Gregory A Schirmer
    To Be Published October 16th 2014
  2. Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History
    By Niall Whelehan
    To Be Published October 24th 2014
  3. The 'Irish' Family
    Edited by Linda Connolly
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  4. The Irish Diaspora
    By Andrew Bielenberg
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  5. Early Medieval Ireland, 400-1200
    By Daibhi O Croinin
    To Be Published December 15th 2014

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