Best List of History and Politics Books Ireland

Best Books about History and PoliticsThe best books on Irish history and polictics are available in this section. We have seen a huge interest in the 1916 rising over the last 12 months. The rising has celebrated it's 100 years anniversary in 2016, so there is interest from all over the world in this topic.

One of the most popular books in this genre has been the children of the risin. This book tells the story from the deaths and misfortunes of the children living in the Dublin area at this time. And how they were affected by the rising and the voilence which occured. Well worth a read if you are looking for a great book on history of Ireland and the rising in general.

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Then There Was Light

€17.14 €11.49

Prisoners of Geography

"A popular take on world events that puts the geo back into geopolitics"
€18.03 €10.43

Children of the Rising

"Children of the Rising is the first ever account of the young lives violently lost during the week of the 1916 Rising: long-forgotten and never commemorated until now.
€31.60 €20.85

Dublin After The Six Days Insu

"Dublin Six Days after the Insurrection” contains photographs which were passed for transmission abroad by the Official Press Bureau in a booklet format and includes a note from General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell the British Officer who is best known for his execution of the leaders of the Easter Rising.
€8.04 €4.59

Inside the room

"March 2011.
€18.99 €14.56

The Irish Times book of the 19

This heavily illustrated book focuses on the events of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland rather than the background and the consequences.
€19.99 €15.32

A pocket history of Ireland

Encompassing stories of some of Ireland's best known characters as well as key moments in Ireland's past this pocket history recalls the country's struggles through dark times its successes its people and places.
€4.99 €3.83

Ireland says yes

"At 7.
€15.99 €12.25

Fatal path

This is a magisterial narrative of the most turbulent decade in Anglo-Irish history: a decade of unleashed passions that came close to destroying the parliamentary system and to causing civil war in the United Kingdom.
€17.40 €11.48


"The fully illustrated edition of Britains greatest living polar explorers memoirs with personal photographs maps and diaries of his adventures.
€35.33 €25.29

Mans search for meaning

A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience.
€12.65 €8.35


"The first ever authorised history of the SAS commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Regiment.
€21.19 €14.56


The Easter Rising began at 12 noon 24 April 1916 and lasted for six short but bloody days resulting in the deaths of innocent civilians the destruction of many parts of Dublin and the true beginning of Irish independence.
€15.80 €10.43


"Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Ancient Rome matters.
€15.80 €10.43