A Military History of Ireland / Edition 1by Thomas Bartlett
Pub. Date: 05/28/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This fully-illustrated collaborative volume deals with all aspects of Irish military history, but especially the relationship between armies and soldiers in Ireland with Irish society in general. It covers Irish soldiers, armies and battles in eighteen clearly-organized chronological chapters, ranging from the middle of the first millennium AD to modern times. As a… See more details below
This fully-illustrated collaborative volume deals with all aspects of Irish military history, but especially the relationship between armies and soldiers in Ireland with Irish society in general. It covers Irish soldiers, armies and battles in eighteen clearly-organized chronological chapters, ranging from the middle of the first millennium AD to modern times. As a whole it brings a new and exciting dimension to Irish military history, that has concentrated hitherto on battles and tactics. The text is illustrated throughout by over 120 pictures and maps.
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Table of Contents
List of illustrations; List of maps; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations used in notes; 1. An Irish military tradition? Thomas Bartlett and Keith Jeffery; 2. Irish warfare before 1100 T. M. Charles-Edwards; 3. Irish and Anglo-Norman warfare in twelfth-century Ireland Marie Therese Flanagan; 4. The defence of the English lordship, 1250–1450 Robin Frame; 5. Gaelic warfare in the middle ages Katharine Simms; 6. The Tudors and the origins of the modern Irish states: a standing army Steven G. Ellis; 7. The captains' games: army and society in Elizabethan Ireland Ciaran Brady; 8. The wars of religion, 1603–1660 Jane H. Ohlmeyer; 9. The Williamite war, 1689–1691 John Childs; 10. The Irish military establishment 1660–1776 Alan J. Guy; 11. The defence of Protestant Ireland, 1660–1760 S. J. Connolly; 12. Defence, counter-insurgency and rebellion: Ireland, 1793–1803 Thomas Bartlett; 13. Irish soldiers abroad, 1600–1800 Harman Murtagh; 14. Non-professional soldiery, c. 1600–1800 David W. Miller; 15. Army organisation and society in the nineteenth century E. M. Spiers; 16. The army and law and order in the nineteenth century Virginia Crossman; 17. Militarism in Ireland, 1900–1922 David Fitzpatrick; 18. The army in independent Ireland Eunan O'Halpin; 19. The British army and Ireland since 1922 Keith Jeffery; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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