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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Guest Editors’ Introduction
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
[No abstract available]
‘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 ...
Woman's Life magazine and women’s lives in Ireland in the 1950s
(Irish Labour History Society, 2013)
[No abstract available]
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 ...