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Ascendancy to Oblivion: The Story of the Anglo-Irish
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Ascendancy to Oblivion: The Story of the Anglo-Irish

By McConville, Michael

United KIngdom: Phoenix Press, 2002. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Fine Condition. Clean, unmarked, tight & solid volume with no defects. Cover Illustration: Castleboro House, County Wexford, Ireland. Eight page illustration section on coated paper. A sane, lucid and entertaining account of the rise and sudden disappearance of a group commonly known as the Anglo-Irish.Traces every immigration to Ireland from the Celtic invasion onwards. Portrays the attitudes of the Anglo-Irish, their achievements and failures--the seemingly intractable conflicts in Northern Ireland. 288 pages with Bibliography and Index. 6 x 9 inches. Phoenix Press, United KIngdom, 2002.

$6.27

The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849
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The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849

By Woodham-Smith, Cecil

London, England: Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Type: Hard Back Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Classic story of the Irish potato famine in the mid-19th century, which killed over a million Irish people, sent as many more to the New World (America), and influenced history down to the present day. Pictorial wraps are quite clean, with crease lines on upper portion near top edge, light wear around all edges, light spine crease. Binding is tight and square. All pages intact, clean, free from any markings, toned. 510 pages with extensive chapter Notes and Index. 7.75 x 5 inches. 1991, Penguin Books, London, England,

$7.40

The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today
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The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today

By O'Malley, Padraig

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Archival protective cover. Book has a pale small spot on the top edge of the page block, otherwise in Fine Condition. Clean, unmarked, sound & tight, square with sharp corners. No edgewear. Internals as new. Fine unclipped jacket. A comprehensive analysis of the Troubles in Northern Ireland which seek to bring some understanding to a complex, to say the least, situation and country. 481 pages with Notes, Bibliography and Index. 5.8 x 8.5 inches. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA 1983.

$6.66

The Irish Companion
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The Irish Companion

By Nolan, Brendan

Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A: Think Books, 2007. First US Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hard Back First Printing of First US Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket As New. From Londonderry to Wexford, Belfast to Killarney, no stone has been left unturned to bring the reader this astonishing collection of facts, figures and very tall stories about Ireland. All its history and culture is here, from prehistoric tombstones to Viking invaders, medieval traditions to modern art. Handsome edition in purple ribbed cloth w/sharp and bright gilt titles; blue ribbon page marker. Sparkling clean, sharp corners, purple and white headbands, solid and square. Pale green jacket with darker green illustration of a harp-very nice. Not price-clipped. From Londonderry to Wexford, Belfast to Killarney, no stone has been left unturned to bring the reader this astonishing collection of facts, figures and very tall stories about Ireland. All its history and culture is here, from prehistoric tombstones to Viking invaders, medieval traditions to modern art. 154 pages plus bibligraphy. 7.8 x 5 inches. 2007, Think Books, Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A.

$9.06

A Literary History of Ireland
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A Literary History of Ireland

By Power, Patrick C

Cork, Ireland: Mercer Press, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition Paperback in Very Good Condition. The white cover is yellowing unevenly but is clean, no edgewear. Binding is tight. Inside front cover has stamps from forme owner; endpaper has inscription from former owner. Text pages very clean, unmarked, no tears; pages are yellowing. A strength of this new guide is that it does not seek to view Irish or Anglo-Irish literature as the only true literary expression of the Irish people; but BOTH TOGETHER belong to Ireland, arose out of Ireland and represent what is essentially Irish. The author traces in historical and critical analyses the main trends of literature written by Irish people throughout the centuries and discusses the major writers and those whose work best illustrate the various stages of development of Irish writing. 191 pages, 4.25 x 7 inches. Cork, Ireland, Mercer Press, 1969

$5.55