Century of Endeavourby RoyJohnston (Academica/Maunselinthe US 2003, Tyndall/Lilliput
2006, 584pages, €40 pb). Acriticalfather and son view ofthe recentcentury in
Ireland, rooted intheUlsterProtestant radicaltradition, with a significant criticalscientific dimension. To purchase click here: Lilliput
Prometheus'sFire;ed Norman McMillan (TyndallPublications 2000, 600 pages, price42 euro hb, 24 euro pb).Amulti-author historyofthe developmentoftechnical,technological and scientific educationinIreland; *we give a table ofcontents,shortsketches ofthe authors, overviews ofeachchapter, and one sample chapter infull.
Science, Green Issues and the Environment: Ireland andthe Global Crisis;
edited byNorman and Douglas McMillan, Con O'Rourke andJ J Fry; (Tyndall Publications
1993, price€10). Thisisthe Proceedings of a conference heldinCarlow, September11-19, 1993, sponsored bythe ESB andbylocalindustry, inthe context of a pilotmulti-disciplinary Tyndall Summer School.
JohnTyndall: an'X'emplarof scientific and technologicaleducation;
ed PadraigHogan;(NCEA1980).This containsbiographical studies by N D McMillan
and J Meehan, and aconcluding assessment by W Brock.