A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man.
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.