Jam-packed with all kinds fun facts and madcap stories about the Normans. From Strongbow and the Norman invasion to the broad sweep of medieval life in Ireland, laugh as you learn about how the people lived, what they played what they worked at: anyone fancy working as a professional farter?
This remarkable book provides an account of the history of Ireland like we've never seen before. Told through the prism of the lives of twenty-one extraordinary women, it offers an alternative vision of Irish history, one that puts the spotlight on women whose contributions have been forgotten or overlooked.
Following his profoundly influential study, Orientalism, Edward Said now examines western culture. From Jane Austen to Salman Rushdie, from Yeats to media coverage of the Gulf War, Culture and Imperialism is a broad, fierce and wonderfully readable account of the roots of imperialism in European culture.
Telling the story of the landmark international judgement that brought an end to Britain's colonial rule in Africa, THE LAST COLONY is a riveting, enraging and beautifully rendered history of international law by the bestselling author of EAST WEST STREET and THE RATLINE