This dictionary, illustrating the working lives of nearly 1,200 members of the Dublin book trade, will prove useful to bibliographers, librarians, and book collectors, and of interest to all eighteenth-century scholars.
This book traces the history of the Irish language from the time of the Norman invasion to independence. Aidan Doyle addresses both the shifting position of Irish in society and the important internal linguistic changes that have taken place, and combines political, cultural, and linguistic history.
This study describes Lord John Russell's efforts to improve the lot and status of Irish Catholics, both by implementing changes in the landlord and tenant system and by improving the status of the Catholic Church. It provides an account of the role of the Catholic Church in the famine of 1846.
Presents studies of the archaeology, art, culture, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, music, and related topics. This volume includes a comprehensive bibliography of the themes discussed in the narrative, together with illustrations and maps, and an index.
Reissued with a revised and updated bibliographical supplement, this detailed history of Ireland is the third of a ten-volume work. It opens with a character study of early modern Ireland and a panoramic survey of Ireland in 1534, followed by 12 chapters of narrative history.
Volume VI opens with a character study of the period, followed by ten chapters of narrative history, and a study of Ireland in 1914. It includes further chapters on the economy, literature, the Irish language, music, arts, education, administration and the public service, and emigration.
Stan and his little brother Fred are off on a school trip to an outdoor adventure camp. Stan has been asked to keep an eye on Fred and his friends while they're away . . . what could possibly go wrong!? Packed full of infographics, charts, and diagrams, this hilarious and visually-exciting book will have huge appeal for young readers.
Advertising is riddled with myths and misunderstandings. It is believed to be both immensely powerful yet immensely wasteful, to increase economic prosperity and to be morally questionable. Neither its historic origins nor its modern operations are well understood. This Very Short Introduction will tell the truth about how advertising works.
'The raiders headed right for us. There were half a dozen of them. Heavy, tall men with packs on their backs. And guns in their hands.' Money is worthless. Armed robbers roam the streets. No one is safe. Matt and his little brother, Taco, escape through the Channel Tunnel. Their mother said they would be safe on the other side. She was wrong.