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Whelan, Kevin 1958-

Works: 86 works in 215 publications in 2 languages and 3,776 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed interviews  Historical television programs  Scientific atlases  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  Western films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Publishing director, Author of introduction
Classifications: G1831.G4, 941.507
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Publications about Kevin Whelan
Publications by Kevin Whelan
Most widely held works by Kevin Whelan
1916, the Irish rebellion ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
When Myth and History Rhyme: Deals with the surrender and subsequent executions of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion and the fundamental changes arising from these events including an analysis of the legacy of the 1916 Irish Rebellion
Atlas of the Irish rural landscape by F. H. A Aalen( Map )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
The tree of liberty : radicalism, Catholicism, and the construction of Irish identity, 1760-1830 by Kevin Whelan( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
If the 1790s can be seen as the pivotal decade in the evolution of modern Ireland, then an understanding of it is not just of scholarly interest, but has repercussions for current political and cultural debates. Precisely because of that enduring relevance, the 1790s have never passed out of politics into history. These essays look again at the window of opportunity which opened towards a non-sectarian, democratic and inclusive politics, adequately representing the Irish people in all their inherited complexities. These four new essays by this gifted and authoritative writer explain why that project was defeated and remains uncompleted. Understanding the reasons for its momentous defeat in the 1790s can help in ensuring that history does not repeat itself in the 1990s. Relieved of the disabling weight of confused meanings, the 1790s cease to be divisive. As the bicentenary of 1798 approaches the creation of an hospitable approach to all that it symbolizes becomes both desirable and necessary
Nations and nationalisms : France, Britain, Ireland and the eighteenth-century context ( Book )
9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Endurance and emergence : Catholics in Ireland in the eighteenth century ( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Acts of Union : the causes, contexts, and consequences of the Act of Union ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Rural Ireland 1600-1900 : modernisation and change ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"This book is concerned with analysis and interpretation of some of the leading processes which brought about change in Ireland in the period 1600 to 1900. Law and order, rebellion and its causes and consequences, farming techniques and the changing role of women in nineteeth century Ireland are among the themes addressed by eight individual contributors."--Jacket
Common ground : essays on the historical geography of Ireland : presented to T. Jones Hughes, M.A., M.R.I.A. ( Book )
12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The United Irishmen : republicanism, radicalism, and rebellion ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The 1790s, coloured by revolutions in France and North America, were to see the birth of republicanism in Ireland and the emergence of radical Presbyterianism in the north. This decade is increasingly being considered as one of the most formative in modern Irish history. This book includes fresh interpretations of the period by 22 distinguished international historians, all contributors to the 1991 conference marking the bicentenary of the founding of the Societies of United Irishmen in Belfast and Dublin. These scholarly evaluations give a fascinating composite portrait of 1790s Ireland, a crucible of nationalism, nascent 19th century democratic politics and social and cultural change. They make a significant contribution to the study and understanding of Irish history. -- Publisher description
Atlas of the Irish rural landscape ( Map )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"The second edition of Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape is a magnificently illustrated, beautifully written, and thoroughly updated introduction to the hidden riches of the Irish landscape. Topics include archaeology, field and settlement patterns, houses, demesnes, villages and small towns, monuments, woodland, bogs, roads, canals, and a host of other features. The Atlas combines superbly chosen illustrations and cartography with a text amenable to a general reader. Hundreds of maps, diagrams, photographs, and paintings present accessible information suitable for any school, college, or home. New content in the contemporary section takes into account the Celtic Tiger and explores six fresh case studies - Tory Island (Donegal), the Wicklow Uplands, Inistiogue (County Kilkenny), Aughris (County Sligo), Clonfert (County Galway), and Point Lance in Newfoundland. This second edition of the award-winning Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape continues to increase the visibility of the landscape within national heritage while establishing a proper basis for conservation and planning"--Publisher description
Dublin, city and county : from prehistory to present : studies in honour of J.H. Andrews ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays by historians, geographers and archaeoligists
Fellowship of freedom : the United Irishmen and 1798 by Kevin Whelan( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Kilkenny : history and society ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Wexford : history and society ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The Gambler by Kenny Rogers( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Based on a true episode in literary history, this is a tale of the strange circumstances that led Dostoyevsky to write his novel "The gambler". A young woman, in desperate need of money, takes a job as a stenographer while Dostoyevsky dictates his novel to her. The terms of her employment are extraordinary: she must stay in his apartment during the next month. As the novel unfolds, she discovers that she must come face-to-face with her own eroticism
These fissured Isles : Ireland, Scotland and the making of modern Britain 1798-1848 ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The diary of Elizabeth Richards (1798-1825) : from the Wexford Rebellion in Ireland to family life in the Netherlands by Elizabeth Richards( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Uncorked! ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Introduces basics like wine terminology, popular grape varieties used in wine making and how to read a wine label. Learn how wine is made and how to taste, buy and pair wine with food. Covers interviews with some of the most important wine experts, makers and critics
New survey of Clare Island ( Book )
in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Shooters by Colin Teague( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a two-bit hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal lifestyles. Gilly intended to start fresh, but J invested Gilly's money in a drugs-for-guns deal. Scheming other ways to make money, the two become entwined with all the wrong sort of people - from an Irish kingpin to a psychotic supplier - all the while doing whatever they can to avoid the law
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