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              The Irish Annals: Their Genesis, Evolution and History
               

              The Irish Annals: Their Genesis, Evolution and History (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By McCarthy, Daniel P.

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              Collectively the Irish annals represent a substantial and important source for the history and culture of Ireland. This book re-examines the manuscript evidence, commencing with an account of the primary manuscript witnesses for the ten characteristic annalistic texts.

              ISBN 9781846820489
              Published 28 March 2008 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              The Vibrant House: Irish Writing and Domestic Space
                

              The Vibrant House: Irish Writing and Domestic Space (Paperback)

              Edited by McDiarmid, Lucy

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              This collection of short memoirs and critical essays explores the relation between home as metaphor and symbol, and home as a physical, material and spatial entity. Essays emphasise the Irish home as a vibrant space of personal- and national-identity formation.

              ISBN 9781846826481
              Published 31 October 2017 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Myth in Celtic Literature
               

              Myth in Celtic Literature (Hardback)

              Edited by Nagy, Joseph Falaky

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              The pursuit of myth has long been an important part of Celtic studies. Are there, in fact, waifs and strays of ancient mythology preserved in medieval Celtic texts? Do myths reflect a prehistoric world-view, history, or literary innovation? And how are old myths refitted, and new ...

              ISBN 9781846820465
              Published 1 May 2007 by Four Courts Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series CSANA Yearbook
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              Murder Trials in Ireland, 1836-1914
               

              Murder Trials in Ireland, 1836-1914 (Hardback)

              By Vaughan, W. E.

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              The book describes how the courts dealt with murder, beginning with the coroners inquest and ending with the conviction and hanging of the murderer. Between these two points the exquisite, almost balletic, procedure, of the courts and their officers is d

              ISBN 9781846821585
              Published 25 September 2009 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Church and Settlement in Ireland
                

              Church and Settlement in Ireland (Hardback)

              Edited by Lyttleton, James; Stout, Matthew

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              Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this book shows how, over the centuries, the church formed a core component of settlement and played a significant role in the creation of distinct cultural landscapes in Ireland.

              ISBN 9781846827280
              Published 29 June 2018 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Fear: Aspects of an Emotion
               

              Fear: Aspects of an Emotion (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Hebblethwaite, Kate; McCarthy, Elizabeth

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              Examines the effect of fear on the human experience and the ways in which its manifestation has shaped the creative and social imagination.

              ISBN 9781846820700
              Published 1 November 2007 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to Internet Pornography
               

              Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to Internet Pornography (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Rockett, Kevin

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              This book maps the history of Irish film censorship from its origins in the 1910s, through to the all-encompassing Censorship of Films Act 1923, the more liberal implementation of screening policies from the late 1960s onwards, and present-day concerns about media proliferation a ...

              ISBN 9781851828449
              Published 1 November 2004 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              A Gazetteer of Irish Regimental Service, 1685-2006
               

              A Gazetteer of Irish Regimental Service, 1685-2006 (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Murphy, David

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              Since the 17th century, Irish soldiers have served in various armies across the world and have achieved a formidable reputation as fighting men. This book represents an attempt to recognize the varied and distinguished service of Irish soldiers. It provides summarized histories o ...

              ISBN 9781846820809
              Published 29 May 2007 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              The Colonial World of Richard Boyle: first earl of Cork
                

              The Colonial World of Richard Boyle: first earl of Cork (Hardback)

              Edited by Edwards, David; Rynne, Colin

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              Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork, ranks among the most famous and infamous figures in the history of early modern Ireland and the wider English Atlantic world. This book re-examines Richard Boyle's place in early seventeenth-century English colonialism, and reassesses his reputa ...

              ISBN 9781846826894
              Published 27 October 2017 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Medieval Gaelic Sources
               

              Medieval Gaelic Sources (Paperback)

              By Simms, Katharine

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              A guide to Gaelic language sources (as opposed to administrative or ecclesiastical records in Latin, French or English) for the history of these communities in the high Middle Ages. It covers annals, genealogies, poems, prose tracts and sagas, legal material, colophons and margin ...

              ISBN 9781846821387
              Published 1 June 2009 by Four Courts Press Ltd
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              Series Research Guide Series
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