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|[Atkins, Tommy] Laffin, John. Tommy Atkins: The Story of the English Soldier. London, Cassell & Company Ltd., 1966. 15 cm x 22 cm. XX, 235 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Former Library Copy (Withdrawn). Shelf and ownership marks on endpapers and dustjacket, otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following chapters: The Paradox of Tommy Atkins / 1642-1700 The New Model Army and Its Influence / 1702-42 Marlborough’s Men / 1743-70 Battles Glorious, Health Notorious / 1800-8 ‘These Are Defects but He Is a Valuable Soldier’ / 1808-15 (2) Heroes at Albuhera; Hoodlums at Badajoz / 1815-59 (2) The Sarah Sands; The Crimea; The Mutiny / 1900-18 (2) Bloodbath for the Zealous Volunteers / 1918-45 (1) The In-Between Years / 1939-45 (2) Seven Actions of World War II etc.
Keywords: Biography, Military, Military History, Soldier, World War I, World War II, World War One, World War Two
|Culloty, A.T. Nora Herlihy: Irish Credit Union Pioneer. Dublin, Irish League of Credit Unions, 1990. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. XVI, 151 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Foreword by John Hume / Introduction / Ballydesmond / Setting Face to the World / The Search / The Co-operative Way / Legislation and Expansion / Consolidation and the American Influence / Ups and Downs / The Later Years / Back to the Future / Appendix I: In Appreciation – World Council of Credit Unions; In Appreciation – CUNA Mutual Insurance Group / Appendix II: The Movement In Ireland Today (1990).
Keywords: Biography, credit union, Economic history, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|[Lynch, Jack] O’Mahony, T.P. Jack Lynch: A Biography. Dublin, Blackwater Press, 1991. 15 cm x 21 cm. 304 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Two Prime Ministers / Lynch, Ring and Mackey / Taoiseach 1966 / The Lynch Charisma / A Fan in the White House / The SIS Connection / Into Europe / Auction Politics / Mairin etc.
Keywords: Biography, irish, Irish History
|[McDowell, R.B.] Leonard, Anne (editor). The Junior Dean: R.B. Mc Dowell. Encounters with a legend. Place of Publication, Publisher, Year. 16 cm x 24 cm. pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Tributes t Dr. RB McDowell / A Moveable Feast / ‘The Golden Era’ / 1930s / 1940s / Appointment / Encounters / Rules and Regulations / The Porters / Night Roll / The Riot / Examination Rules / Wild Men / Escapades / Animals in College / Women in College / Attempts to Outwit the JD (Foiled) / A Style of his Own / Raconteur and Wit / House Guest / Guest/ Wedding Guest / Publicatoins / Historian / Florence, Rome, Milan / Norway, Geneva, Moscow / The Gun in Front Square / Pagans / The Reading Room, the Library and the Ladder / Speech and Speeches / The Hist and the Boat Club etc.
Keywords: Biography, Dublin, Education, Irish History, Trinity College Dublin
|[Rice, Edmund] Rushe, Desmond. Edmund Rice: The Man and his Times. Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 1995. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. XI, 163 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Preface by Cardinal Manning / The Early Years / Success and Tragedy / Towards Mount Sion / Commitment through Vows / Schools and Jails / Scandal in Waterford / Pay-school Conflict / England and Gibraltar / Emancipation and National Education / Legal Irritations / Cause for Canonisation etc.
Keywords: Biography, Education, Irish History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History
|T.J. Walsh. Nano Nagle and the Presentation Sisters. Kildare, Presentation Generalate, 1980. 15 cm x 22 cm. XXV, 427 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: The Penal Laws / Education / City of Cork / The Nagle Country and the Nagle Family / Ballygriffin, Paris, Dublin / The Ursulines in Cork / Planning for the Poor / A Religious Foundation / Nano Nagle and the Religious Life / A Pioneer of Modern Catholic Education / Presentation Sisters / Approval by Pius VII / Emancipation and Catholic Education / State Education / The Modern Phase / Newfoundland / Australian and New Zealand / The Presentation Missions / The Presentation Schools Today / Appendix A: Letters of Nano Nagle etc.
Keywords: Biography, Catholicism, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Religious Groups
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