Books Spring 2013

New Titles from the Irish Academic Press that were released in Spring 2013, to purchase, please visit our website, enjoy the peek :)
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Growing Pains: Childhood Illness in Ireland, 1750-1950 is the first history of Ireland’s unique responses to safeguarding childhood health and treating physically, psychologically and socially vulnerable children.

Growing Pains: Childhood Illness in Ireland, is the first history of Ireland’s unique responses to safeguarding childhood health and treating physically, psychologically and socially vulnerable children.

To celebrate the centenary of Mary Lavin’s birth, this collection honours one of the leading figures of the Irish short story tradition. Leading criticss examine the main themes and stylistic features of Lavin’s novels and short stories from a variety of perspectives.

Absolutely love Mary Lavin's short stories, what an amazing Irish writer.

An outstanding examination of Keating’s life as an artist,  teacher, broadcaster, and public commentator. Based on extensive research and previously unavailable archival material, it is the first ever full-scale work on the artist, richly illustrated in colour.

Sean Keating: Art, Politics and Building the Irish Nation - Irish Art & Artists - Art & Photography - Books

Fourteen essays by an outstanding list of expert historians, Death and Dying in Ireland, Britain, and Europe provides a unique new perspective on our history, and in a truly multi-disciplinary approach to an emerging style called the ‘new social history’.

Fourteen essays by an outstanding list of expert historians, Death and Dying in Ireland, Britain, and Europe provides a unique new perspective on our history, and in a truly multi-disciplinary approach to an emerging style called the ‘new social history’.

This book traces the reasons why Fianna Fail failed to devise a realistic and long-term Northern Ireland policy from 1926 to 1971. including an examination of Fianna Fail’s attitude to partition and Northern Ireland.

This book traces the reasons why Fianna Fail failed to devise a realistic and long-term Northern Ireland policy from 1926 to including an examination of Fianna Fail’s attitude to partition and Northern Ireland.

This first complete edition of Patrick Pearse’s extant plays, which were highlights of the Cultural Revival, makes Pearse’s plays available to those wishing to stage productions, and provides a complete reference source.

Radio Interview ~ The History Show discusses ‘Patrick Pearse: Collected Plays’ with Eugene McNulty

An examination of women’s novels up to and following the establishment of the Irish state, the period of the Second World War, the Second Wave feminism of the 1970s, to postmodernism in the 1990s.

An examination of women’s novels up to and following the establishment of the Irish state, the period of the Second World War, the Second Wave feminism of the 1970s, to postmodernism in the 1990s.

This lively collection contributes to Irish Cultural Studies, and meets the interest in Irish music and sport in an entertaining, cutting-edge fashion. Accessible for a wide audience, the book captures Irish life with examples of events and emotions shared by everyone.

Ordinary Irish Life: Music, Sport and Culture

This is the first biography of barrister, polemical journalist and party activist Kevin O’Shiel, perhaps the only English and Jesuit TCD-educated northern Irish Sinn Fein nationalist.

This is the first biography of barrister, polemical journalist and party activist Kevin O’Shiel, perhaps the only English and Jesuit TCD-educated northern Irish Sinn Fein nationalist.

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