Conference 27, Historical Studies XXV

27th Irish Conference of Historians, Trinity College Dublin, 19-21 May 2005

Eunan O’Halpin, Robert Armstrong, Jane Ohlmeyer (ed.), Historical Studies XXV: papers read before the Irish Conference of Historians, held in Dublin on 19-21 May 2005 (Dublin & Portland: Irish Academic Press, 2006)

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements p. vii

Conventions and Maps p. viii

List of Abbreviations p. ix

Notes on Contributors p. xi

Foreward by Christopher Andrew p. xiv

Diplomats, soldiers, sailors and spies, 13th to 18th centuries pp. 1-2

Alastair J. Macdonald, Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen, ‘Did intelligence matter? Espionage in later medieval Anglo-Scottish relations’, pp. 3-16

Paul M. Dover, Assistant Professor of History, Kennesaw State University, Georgia, ‘ The resident ambassador and the transformation of intelligence gathering in Renaissance Italy’, pp. 17-34

Elaine Murphy, Research student, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘ The English navy abd intelligence in Ireland in the 1640s’, pp. 35-47

Micheal O Siochru, Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen, ‘English military intelligence in Ireland during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms’, pp. 48-64

Joanna Waley-Cohen, Professor of History, New York University, ‘The Qing Empire and international power’, pp. 65-76

Strategy and subversion: Ireland, Great Britain and the United States, pp. 77-78

Thomas Bartlett, Professor of Modern Irish History, University College, Dublin, ‘Three failures and a success: Dublin Castle’s intelligence, 1796-1803’, pp. 79-93

Bernadette Whelan, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Limerick, ‘The consuls who helped sink a fleet: Union consuls in Ireland, intelligence and the American civil war’, pp. 94-106

Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen’s University, Belfast, ‘Irish intelligence and British was planning, 1910-14’, pp. 107-118

Anne Dolan, Lecturer in History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘The IRA, intelligence and Bloody Sunday, 1920’, pp. 119-131

Eunan O’Halpin, Professor of Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘Intelligence and Anglo-Irish relations, 1922-73’, pp. 132-150

Imperial power and global conflict: ancient Rome to the contemporary West pp. 151-152

Rose Mary Sheldon, Professor of History and Head of Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, ‘Trajan’s Parthian adventure: with some modern caveats’, pp. 153-174

Kate O’Malley, works for Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, ’Indian Political Intelligence (IPI): the monitoring of real and possible danger?’, pp. 175-185

Geoffrey Roberts, Associate Professor of History, University College, Cork, ‘ Stalin and foreign intelligence during the Second World War’, pp. 186-202

Robert McNamara, Civil servant and occasional lecturer, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, ‘ ‘let’s make it clear that we’ll get him sooner or later’: British covert action against Nasseer’s Egypt in the aftermath of Suez’, pp. 203-221

Yee-Kuang Heng, Lecturer in Political Science, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘The Iraq crisis: intelligence driven or risk driven?’, pp. 222-234

Index, pp. 235

Conference 26, Historical Studies XXIV

26th Irish Conference of Historians, Magee College/University of Ulster, 2003

Neil Garnham and Keith Jeffery, Culture, place and identity: Historical Studies XXIV (Dublin, 2005).

Conference 24, Historical Studies XXII

24th Irish Conference of Historians, University College Cork, 20-22 May 1999: Information, Media and Power through the Ages

Further information:
Bill Sweeney, ‘Information, Media and Power through the Ages, 24th Irish Conference of Historians, University College Cork 20-22 May 1999’ in History Ireland, vii, no. 3 (1999), p. 8. (available from History Ireland)

Hiram Morgan (ed.), Information, media and power through the ages: Historical Studies XXII (Dublin, 2001).

Conference 23, Historical Studies XXI

23rd Irish Conference of Historians, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 16–18 May 1997: Luxury and Austerity

J.R. Hill and Colm Lennon (eds), Luxury and austerity, Historical Studies, 21: papers read before the 23rd Irish Conference of Historians held at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 16-18 May, 1997: Historical Studies XXI (Dublin, 1999).

Conference 22, Historical Studies XX

22nd Irish Conference of Historians, University College Dublin, 18-22 May 1995

Judith Devlin and Ronan Fanning (eds), Religion and Rebellion: papers read before the 22nd Irish Conference of Historians, held at University College Dublin 18-22 May 1995: Historical Studies XX (Dublin, 1997).


Conference 21, Historical Studies XIX

21st Irish Conference of Historians, Queens University Belfast, May 1993: Women in History

Further information:
Virginia Crossman, ‘Women in History’ in History Ireland, i, no. 2 (1993), p. 5. (available on JSTOR)

Mary O’Dowd and Sabine Wichert (eds), Chattel, servant or citizen: women’s status in church, state and society: Historical Studies XIX (Belfast, 1995).

Conference 20, Historical Studies XVIII

20th Irish Conference of Historians, Magee College/University of Ulster, 6-8 June 1991

T.G. Fraser and Keith Jeffery (eds), Men, women and war: Historical Studies XVIII (Dublin, 1993).

Conference 19, Historical Studies XVII


19th Irish Conference of Historians, Trinity College Dublin, 8-10 June 1989


Ciaran Brady (ed.), Historical Studies XVII: papers read before the Irish Conference of Historians, held in Dublin on 8-10 June 1989 (Dublin: The Lilliput Press Ltd., 1991)

Table of Contents:

Preface p. vii

Previous Volumes in the Series p. viii

Contributors p. ix

Introduction pp. 1-10

Part One

Bernadette Cunningham, Librarian, Dublin Diocesan Library, ‘The Culture and Ideology of Irish Franciscan Historians at Louvain 1607-1650’, pp. 11-30

Eamon O’Flaherty, Lecturer in Modern History, University College, Dublin, ‘The Theatre of Diversity: Historical Criticism and Religious Controversy in Seventeenth-Century France’, pp. 31-48

Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Professor of History, University of Florida, ‘Honour and American Republicanism: A Neglected Corollary’, pp. 49-65

Dorinda Outram, Lecturer in History, University College, Cork, ‘‘Rousseau’s Stutter’: The French Revolution, Philosophy and the History of the Future’, pp. 66-76

W.J. McCormack, free-lance author, ‘The Tedium of History: An Approach to Maria Edgeworth’s Patronage (1814), pp. 77-98

Luke Gribbons, Lecturer in Communications, Dublin City University, ‘’ A shadowy Narrator’: History, Art and Romantic Nationalism in Ireland 1750-1850’, pp. 99-127

Stefan Collini, University Lecturer in English, Cambridge University, ‘Genealogies of Englishness: Literary History and Cultural Criticism in Modern Britain’, pp. 128-145

Ian Green, Senior Lecturer in History, Queen’s University, Belfast, ‘’Repulsives vs Wromantics’: Rival Views of the English Civil War’, pp. 146-167

David Fitzpatrick, Lecturer in Modern History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘The Futility of History: A Failed Experiment in Irish Education’, pp. 168-186

Part Two

Ivan Berend, President, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1985-9, ‘History as a Scholarly Discipline and Magistra Vitae’, pp. 187-198

John Lukacs, Professor of History, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, ‘Polite Letters and Clio’s Fashions’, pp. 199-210

Aidan Clarke, Professor of Modern History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘A Commentary on John Lukac’s ‘Polite Letters’’, pp. 211-220

Notes, pp. 221-265

Index, pp. 265