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              A Formative Decade: Ireland in the 1920s
               

              A Formative Decade: Ireland in the 1920s (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              Edited by Farrell, Mel; Knirck, Jason; Meehan, Ciara

              This pioneering collection focuses on the politics and economics of the island of Ireland in the aftermath of the struggle for Independence. It overturns traditional thinking on the formation of the Irish state, the birth of democracy and national identity in modern Ireland. Incl...uded is a fascinating study of the Shannon hyro-electric posters and the birth of the Senate.
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              ISBN 9780716532835
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              Released AU 2 Mar 2015
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              Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland
               

              Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              Edited by McAuliffe, Mary; McAvoy, Sandra; Redmond, Jennifer; Tiernan, Sonja

              The powerful story of sexual & gender politics in 19th & 20th century Ireland and how the State treated its citizens on the basis of gender

              ISBN 9780716532866
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              Released AU 23 Feb 2014
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              Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett
               

              Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Birkett, Jennifer

              This dynamic new account of Samuel Beckett's life and literature offers a systematic overview and discussion of his drama, prose and poetry; making accessible his later and less well-known pieces. It is informed by the most recent biographical and critical perspectives on Beckett... and his modernist contexts.
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              ISBN 9780716532927
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              Released AU 11 May 2015
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              Welcoming the Stranger: Irish Migrant Welfare in Britain since 1957
               

              Welcoming the Stranger: Irish Migrant Welfare in Britain since 1957 (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Kennedy, Patricia

              This is the untold human story of how the Catholic Church met the welfare needs of Irish emigrants in Britain since the 1950s. Based on a wealth of personal interviews and newly discovered archive material, Welcoming the Stranger offers a unique insight into how the Anglo-Irish r...elations impacted on emigrants coming to Britain during turbulent times.
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              ISBN 9780716532958
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              Released AU 30 Mar 2015
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              Activities Wise and Otherwise: The Career of Sir Henry Augustus Robinson, 1898-1922
               

              Activities Wise and Otherwise: The Career of Sir Henry Augustus Robinson, 1898-1922 (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By O'Donoghue, Brendan

              This is the first-ever biography of Sir Henry Robinson, leading British civil servant, whose work had a critical impact on Irish affairs during the period 1912-1922. This remarkable biography brings Robinson to the fore in a time of momentous events and issues in the last pre-Ind...ependence decade. It offers a unique British perspective on the key events of the period - Home Rule Crisis, First World War, Easter Rising, Conscription Crisis, 1918 General Election and the final days of British administration in Ireland.
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              ISBN 9780716533009
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              Released AU 31 Aug 2015
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              Cork International Exhibition 1902-1903: A Snapshot of Edwardian Cork
               

              Cork International Exhibition 1902-1903: A Snapshot of Edwardian Cork (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Breen, Daniel; Spalding, Tom

              A delightful, illustrated history of Edwardian-era Cork as seen through the records of the International Exhibition of Manufacturers, Arts, Products and Industries which was held in Cork in 1902-1903. Beautiful colour illustrations give visual breadth to this spectacular occasion... in the history of this proud city. Similar exhibitions had been held in major cities such as London, Paris, Glasgow, St.Louis and Chicago; the fact that it came to Cork ahead of Belfast or Dublin was of historic import within Ireland.
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              ISBN 9780716532323
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              Released AU 1 May 2014
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              Mr Parnell's Rottweiler: Censorship and the United Ireland Newspaper 1881-1891
               

              Mr Parnell's Rottweiler: Censorship and the United Ireland Newspaper 1881-1891 (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Dungan, Myles

              A forceful analysis of the contest between Irish nationalist newspapers and the British government during the riotous decade of the 1880s - focusing in particular on the Parnellite newspaper United Ireland. Dungan examines how the British government made extensive use of censorsh...ip to combat that newspaper's campaign and he draws on fascinating archival records which suggest that United Ireland itself may have engaged in similar censorial practices against rival organs which espoused views at variance to its own.
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              ISBN 9780716532354
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              Released AU 31 Mar 2014
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              Educating Ireland: Schooling and Social Change 1700-2000
               

              Educating Ireland: Schooling and Social Change 1700-2000 (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Fischer, Karin; Raftery, Deirdre

              This significant study analyses the relationship between education and social change in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book details how Irish society was critically shaped and re-shaped by the various successes and failures of the education system in I...reland as it gradually developed over the last four hundred years.
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              ISBN 9780716532460
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              Released AU 6 May 2014
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              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing
               

              Folklore and Modern Irish Writing (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              Edited by Markey, Anne & O'Connor, Anne

              Exploring the fascination of Irish folklore and storytelling for collectors, scholars, writers and readers, Folklore and Modern Irish Writing offers a comprehensive overview of the complex relationship between oral traditions and literary practices in Ireland.

              ISBN 9780716532651
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              Released AU 20 Oct 2014
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              Sean O'Faolain: Literature, Inheritance and the 1930s
               

              Sean O'Faolain: Literature, Inheritance and the 1930s (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Delaney, Paul

              This is an original and timely study of one of the most influential figures in 20th century Irish culture. Sean O'Faolain's rich and diverse career spanned many genres - biography, novels, short stories, travel writing and editorship of the hugely influential journal The Bell. Pa...ul Delaney's insightful study of the times and the themes make this a ground-breaking interpretation of the work of O'Faolain.
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              ISBN 9780716532682
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              Released AU 3 Oct 2014
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