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‘Growing Up Poor’: child welfare, motherhood and the State during the First World War
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-11-23)
In the history of child welfare in Ireland and other western countries, the period during the First World War coincided with a time of international attention on poor and working-class families and children. As this occurred ...
Interrogating institutionalisation and child welfare: the Irish case, 1939–1991*
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-02-20)
The topic of institutionalisation and child welfare in Ireland has garnered increasing national and international public and scholarly attention over the past twenty years. This is not an Irish phenomenon. Governments ...
Irish sources for Spenser's View
(The University of Chicago Press Journals, 2018-01-31)
The first section of the View is widely understood to be influenced by the twelfth-century texts of Gerald of Wales, as transmitted by Richard Stanyhurst in his Plain and Perfect Description of Ireland included in Holinshed ...
Latecomers to reform? Catholic activism in the wake of the French wars of religion
(Studies, The Irish Jesuit Quarterly, 2017-11)
100 years after Martin Luther wrote his Ninety-Five theses, France found itself on the cusp of an extraordinary period of Catholic ascendency. From the violence and bloodshed of four decades of civil war came an age of ...
"Fascinating scalpel-wielders and fair dissectors": women's experience of Irish medical education, c. 1880s-1920s.
(Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine / University College London, 2010-10)
James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Opening Access to Archaeology
(Archäologische Informationen, 2015-02-06)
The article begins by explaining why, from its establishment in 2007, the European Research Council (ERC) encouraged all researchers to engage with Open Access. Its enthusiasm for OA derives from the early recognition by ...