Ireland's Empire examines the complex relationship between Roman Catholicism and the global Irish diaspora in the nineteenth century. Tracing the spread of Irish Roman Catholicism across the English-speaking world and drawing on more than 100 archives on five continents, this is the first truly global history of this phenomenon.
This authoritative and engaging four-volume history vividly presents the Irish story - or stories - from c.600 to the present, within its broader Atlantic, European, imperial and global contexts. Written by an international team of experts, this landmark history reflects recent developments in the field and sets the agenda for future study.
Copiously illustrated, this volume situates the Irish story, or stories - for much of these decades two Irelands are in play - in a variety of contexts, Irish and Anglo-Irish, of course, but also European, Atlantic and, latterly, global. A landmark publication by the most recent generation of historians of Ireland.
Join in the fun with Minimus Secundus - a mix of myths, stories, grammar support and historical background! This pupil's book is a lively, colourful introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain. A fun way to teach English grammar, it is ideal for cross-curricular activities.
When Operation Banner was launched in 1969 civil war threatened to break out in Northern Ireland and spread over the Irish sea. Uncivil War reveals the full story of how the British army acted to save Great Britain from disaster but, in so doing, condemned the people of Northern Ireland to protracted, grinding conflict.