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Towards an interconnected history of World War I: Europe and beyond
In recent years, the historiography of World War I has undergone a very significant transformation in terms of its geographical scope and thematic reach. While most studies of World War I up to the 1990s focused on ...
Globalising the Easter Rising: 1916 and the challenge to empires
The year 1916 has recently been identified as “a tipping point for the intensification of protests, riots, uprisings and even revolutions.”1 Many of these constituted a challenge to the international pre-war order of ...
Investigating colonialism within Europe
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
[No abstract available]
From travel to mobility: Perspectives on journeys in the Russian, Central and East European past
This chapter introduces the “new mobilities paradigm” and argues for its application to the modern history of Russia, central and east Europe. It charts the emergence of this approach in the context of the more established ...
Namur Citadel, 1695: A Case Study in Allied Siege Tactics
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Year after year Louis XIV's armies thrust through Brabant in the eastern part of the Spanish Netherlands, the biggest theatre of the Nine Years' War (1689-97). These thrusts followed the general line of the rivers Sambre ...
The print cultures of the Celtic languages, 1700–1900
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-05-01)
While the cultural trajectories of the Celtic language communities have some broad similarities in the long term, their histories in the medium term were quite different. The article approaches this issue through a comparative ...
Venues for clerical formation in Catholic Reformation Paris: Vincent de Paul and the Tuesday Conference and Company
(Western Society for French History, 2010)
In the eulogy he delivered at Vincent de Paul's memorial service in November 1660, the bishop of Puy, Henri Maupas du Tour, praised his subject for having "virtually changed the face of the Church by Conferences, by ...
Old languages in a new country: publishing and reading in the Celtic languages in nineteenth-century Australia
The history of the Irish language in nineteenth-century Australia, and of its use among Irish immigrants, is not very clear. On the one hand, Patrick O’Farrell has maintained that the Irish were overwhelmingly anglophone ...
Woman's Life magazine and women’s lives in Ireland in the 1950s
(Irish Labour History Society, 2013)
[No abstract available]
The English Pale: 'a failed entity'?
(Wordwell Ltd., 2011-03)
It is hardly surprising that Irish historians have been reluctant to engage with negative later medieval English perceptions of Ireland (see sidebar below), other than to impugn their veracity. In regard to the English ...