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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. The Great Irish Famine tells of the last great famine in European history. First-hand accounts and writings by four contemporary real people are used to give a complete and personal picture of the historic tragedy. Num Pages: 352 pages, 25. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; JFFC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 26. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780717160105
ISBN
9780717160105

€ 17.99
€ 11.76

Paperback. This is the story of Mayo men and women active during the War of Independence and the Civil War, a story largely untold or forgotten. The myth that little or nothing happened in Mayo during these troubled times is dispelled forever. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 31. Weight in Grams: 388.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848891364
ISBN
9781848891364

€ 15.99
€ 10.91

Paperback. A first-person saga, recounting one man's life but relating the experience of many. Mike Carney, the oldest living native Blasket Islander, left in 1937 to seek a better future in Dublin and eventually America. This memoir is the last of a long line of books written by Blasket Islanders, incl Tomas O'Crohan, Micheal O'Sulleabhain and Peig Sayers. Num Pages: 224 pages, B&W photos. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 1KBB; 3JJ; 3JM; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848891654
ISBN
9781848891654

€ 13.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. Presents a comprehensive survey of Ireland's industrial archaeology. Divided into five main sections, the subject is detailed in nineteen chapters, each dealing with a major industrial activity, its technology and important surviving sites. This book is fully referenced and illustrated throughout. Num Pages: 542 pages, Maps, photos, line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD1; HDD; HDT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 172 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1118.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848892439
ISBN
9781848892439

€ 24.99
€ 19.09

Paperback. Daniel O'Connell - 'The Liberator' - lived a big, great and graphic life. Born in Kerry in 1775, he witnessed some of the most pivotal events in Irish and European history. Simply told for a young adult audience, with lively text and striking illustrations, this book brings Daniel O'Connell and his world to life. Illustrator(s): Nowakowski, Mateusz. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JF; BGH; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 148 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848892699
ISBN
9781848892699

€ 17.95

Paperback. This review of cinema includes information about the industry over the last year. The centrepiece is a journal that John Boorman has prepared over the course of 1991, in which he records his responses to the events and trends of the past year and their implications for the future. Editor(s): Boorman, John; Donohue, Walter. Num Pages: 228 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJPR; APF; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 510. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001164
ISBN
9780571167296

€ 17.95

Paperback. The sequel to "Aristocrats", this tells the story of the Irish revolutionary, Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Son of a duke, heir to estates and influence, Lord Edward died in a Dublin gaol, a rebel and a traitor. The book looks at how this happened, and explores the hidden relationships in his life. Num Pages: 352 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 131 x 198 x 32. Weight in Grams: 266. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001181
ISBN
9780099732112

€ 17.95

Hardcover. A collection of poetry from the Second World War, published in association with Imperial War Museums. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJH; 5AK; DCQ; HBWQ; YDP; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 139 x 205 x 18. Weight in Grams: 252. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear. Dust wrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Macmillan Children's Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001206
ISBN
9781447284994

€ 17.95

Paperback. Mixing fiction and nonfiction, Skinner breathes new imaginative life into the story of a twentieth century icon. Bewitched by the beauty of a troupe of native dancers and the strange music of the gamelan, Margaretha changes her name to Mata Hari and goes to Paris, where she is drawn into a web of espionage resulting in her death by firing squad. Num Pages: 240 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; 3JJC; 3JJF; BTM; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 190. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001295
ISBN
9780571209347

€ 17.95

Paperback. Shows that a nation's success largely depends on the way it manages its money. But where do money and politics meet? From 1700 to the present day, the author offers an analysis of the evolution of today's economic and political landscape. Num Pages: 576 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JF; 3JH; 3JJ; HBG; HBLH; HBLL; HBLW; KCBM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 396. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001297
ISBN
9780140293333

€ 17.95

Paperback. Storytelling kept alive the myths, legends, and history of the Blasket Islands, which are three miles off Irelands Dingle Peninsula. In her old age, Peig Sayers, 'the Queen of Gaelic storytellers', recounted her life to her son, who recorded the tale in this book. She recalls the events of her life and her simple philosophy. Translator(s): Ennis, Seamus. Num Pages: 160 pages, endpaper map. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 124. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1962
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001316
ISBN
9780192812391

€ 17.95

Textbook Binding. A study of the reign of Charles V constructed around a biographical framework and looking at his role in the German Reformation, the establishment of the state of the Netherlands, the formation of the Spanish overseas empire and the Habsburg-Valois rivalry in Italy. Series: Seminar Studies in History. Num Pages: 144 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; 4KL; HBJD; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 9. Weight in Grams: 404. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001337
ISBN
9780582354753

€ 17.95

Paperback. The second half of the twentieth century was dominated by the unfolding drama of the Cold War, from the Berlin blockade to the fall of the Berlin Wall. This book is an account of both an overview of the trends underlying this variety, and an insight into the lives led in its midst. Num Pages: 928 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJP; HBG; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 53. Weight in Grams: 674. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001427
ISBN
9780140295108

€ 17.95

Hardcover. John Fisher was a figure of European stature during the Tudor age. His many roles included those of bishop, humanist, theologian, cardinal, and ultimately martyr. This study places him in the context of 16th-century Christendom. Num Pages: 230 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 3JB; BGH; HBG; HBLH; HRCC7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 445. Good clean copy in dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0001807
ISBN
9780333746707

€ 29.95

Paperback. A vivid description of one of the most ambitious scientific projects undertaken in the 19th century, and the men who undertook the measurement of the Himalayas and the mapping of the Indian subcontinent: William Lambton and George Everest. Num Pages: 226 pages, 16 b/w plates (16pp), (+ maps & diagrams). BIC Classification: 1FKAH; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; PDZ; TNCB; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 168. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001852
ISBN
9780006531234

€ 17.95

Paperback. A journey from White City to the Hanger Lane Gyratory along Western Avenue - the A40. Num Pages: 250 pages, illustrations, maps, plans. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJ; JFSG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 254. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
PICADOR (MACM)
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001938
ISBN
9780330392631

€ 17.95

Hardcover. A frank and honest memoir by Britain's former ambassador to Kabul which provides a unique, high-level insight into Western policy in Afghanistan. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FCA; 3JMC; BM; JPSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 45. Weight in Grams: 672. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dust wrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
HarperPress
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001987
ISBN
9780007432011

€ 17.95

Paperback. Poet, painter, engraver and visionary, Blake's was a radical spirit fired by genius. Yet his life has remained an enigma.In this magnificent biography Peter Ackroyd discloses the true nature of William Blake's life and art. Num Pages: 464 pages, 24pp plates, b&w illustrations, b&w photographs, colour photographs. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; AGB; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 30. Weight in Grams: 382. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002457
ISBN
9780749391768

€ 17.95

Paperback. In this worldwide survey of the 1930s, Brendon examines the great powers and their leaders and investigates how, and how far, contemporary minds knew what they knew, and the extent to which our own view of the time is fogged by their uncertainty. He illuminates a period when the world was struggling with one crisis and hurtling towards another. Num Pages: 752 pages, 24pp b&w plates. BIC Classification: 3JJG; HBG; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 52. Weight in Grams: 962. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002900
ISBN
9780712667142

€ 17.95

Paperback. Who was Jean Moulin? The official answer is that he was General de Gaulle's emissary to occupied France and became the political head of the Resistance in 1943. However, Marnham searches for the key to Moulin's political convictions and suggests that he may have been working to a private agenda. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWKW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. Weight in Grams: 426. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002902
ISBN
9780712665841

€ 17.95

Paperback. Anne's sister Becky was born in 1958, before most people had even heard of autism. Diagnosed with "emotional disturbance," Becky was subjected to well-meaning but futile efforts at "rehabilitation" or "cure," as well as prolonged spells in institutions. This bittersweet memoir will resonate with everyone interested in autism spectrum conditions. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; BG; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 326. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002911
ISBN
9781843108597

€ 17.95

Paperback. Editor(s): Garratt, Delia; Hamling, Tara. Num Pages: 136 pages, 50 colour illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JB; DSGS; HBJD1; HBLH; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 280 x 11. Weight in Grams: 376. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002957
ISBN
9781474222266

€ 17.95

Paperback. Despite a terrible two-stage 'European civil war' and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased dramatically alongside a four-fold leap in population, and women's lives have been transformed. This title offers an overview of a turbulent century that explores both dramatic events and the trends. Num Pages: 928 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 3JJ; HBG; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 616. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002980
ISBN
9780140276312

€ 17.95

Paperback. Narrates the history of the conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine since the 1880s, from the arrival of the first Zionist pioneers. This updated edition of Hirst's classic work explains why the history of Palestine is still relevant to what is happening in the region now. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 1FBP; 3JH; 3JJC; HBJF1; HBLW; JPS; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 135 x 214 x 46. Weight in Grams: 764. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003023
ISBN
9780571219452

€ 17.95

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