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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)
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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 ...
Institutionalised for poverty: women's rights and child welfare in the Ireland, 1922-1996
While referring to all citizens of the Republic, the oft-cited reference to the 1916 Proclamation and cherishing all the children of the nation equally holds much relevance when discussing the institutionalisation of ...
Slavery on the frontier: the report of a French missionary on mid-seventeenth-century Tunis
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This document is a report sent in 1654 by Jean Le Vacher, member of the Congregation of the Mission, vicar apostolic of the Holy See and acting French consul in Tunis, to the cardinals of the Congregation for the Propagation ...
Between internationalism and empire: Ireland, the 'Like-Minded' group, and the search for a new international order, 1974-82
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-07-31)
This article examines the response of a group of small and medium-sized states to the Global South's demands for a new international economic order in the 1970s and early 1980s. Reading that experience through the eyes of ...
Humanitarian encounters: Biafra, NGOs and imaginings of the Third World in Britain and Ireland, 1967-70
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-21)
This article examines the influence of the Biafran humanitarian crisis on British and Irish conceptions of the Third World. Drawing on evidence from NGOs in both countries, it argues that the explosion of non-governmental ...