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Diaries Of Ireland

Author: Melosina Lenox-Conyngham
Publisher: Lilliput PressLtd
ISBN: 9781874675785
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"Presents 400 years of Irish history through the eyes of those who lived it...nicely achieved through these balanced selections. Included are such events as the Battle of the Boyne and the siege of Limerick (both 1690), the "Great Hunger" of 1845-48

Student Guide To Research In The Digital Age How To Locate And Evaluate Information Sources

Author: Leslie Stebbins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0897899377
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One of the most perplexing aspects of research today is what to do when there's too much information on a topic. What then of the librarian, charged with teaching new generations to appreciate the search for intellectual wheat, especially when the chaff has greater appeal? The key, suggests Leslie Stebbins, is to impress upon students the importance of good filtering instincts and careful management of search results. At the same time, it is equally essential to impress upon them the particular challenges and controversies that accompany research in a digital environment. Chapter one provides a step-by-step introduction to both research and critical evaluation that can be followed for any assignment. Chapters two through seven focus on specific types of information resources: when to use them, where to find them, and how to evaluate them. Chapter eight offers guidance on how to develop a note-taking system, cite sources, avoid plagiarism, and organize references. Students and librarians alike will benefit from Stebbin's suggestions, strategies and straightforward examples.

Ireland And Romanticism

Author: J. Kelly
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230297625
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This collection by leading scholars in the field provides a fascinating and ground-breaking introduction to current research in Irish Romantic studies. It proves the international scope and aesthetic appeal of Irish writing in this period, and shows the importance of Ireland to wider currents in Romanticism.

Irish Writing In The Twentieth Century

Author: David Pierce
Publisher: Cork University Press
ISBN: 9781859182581
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"Arranged chronologically by decade, from the 1890s to the 1990s, each decade is divided into two different types of writing: critical/documentary and imaginative writing, and is accompanied by a headnote which situates it thematically and chronologically. The Reader is also structured for thematic study by listing all the pieces included under a series of topic headings. The wide range of material encompasses writings of well-known figures in the Irish canon and neglected writers alike. This will appeal to the general reader, but also makes Irish Writing in the Twentieth Century ideal as a core text, providing a unique focus for detailed study in a single volume."--Jacket.

Ireland To America The Last Generation

Author: Kathie Wycoff
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438950152
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Names appear, here and there recorded for posterity, and then the page turns and new names continue to be written. The pages fill up, are turned, and life and generations go on. So it is with families. They continue to move through the pages of history. Some are simply a line, recorded to acknowledge a birth or a death, while others had significant lives evidenced by volumes of testimony. This historical fiction novel depicts the life of Martin Renehan, born and raised in Kilkenny, Ireland. In 1834 he followed his young lady across the Atlantic to America where he settled in Washington, D.C. There he served as usher in the White House for five presidential administrations beginning with Andrew Jackson. He lived his life close to the pulse of his adopted land and worked in the Capitol city through the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. His Confederate son was captured and placed in the Old Capitol Prison. This presented Martin with a new set of problems. Many stories have been recorded about the intelligence and wit of this well-loved Irishman. During his life he was a colorful fixture in the society of Washington, D.C.

Das Haus Wittgenstein

Author: Alexander Waugh
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ISBN: 9783596182282
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A portrait of the Wittgenstein family of Vienna traces the triumphs and vicissitudes of a star-crossed dynasty held together by a love of music yet torn apart by money, madness, conflicts of loyalty, and the cataclysmic upheaval of two world wars.