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A military history of Ireland

Author: Thomas; ed Bartlett; Keith; ed Jeffery
Publisher: New York : University of Cambridge, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This major 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, from the middle  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas; ed Bartlett; Keith; ed Jeffery
ISBN: 0521629896 9780521629898
OCLC Number: 679937568
Description: 565 pages
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.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Bartlett.


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'... huge but inviting ... it is difficult, for the general reader at least, to see what might be added to this history to make it more complete.' Books Ireland '... impressive and timely book ... a Read more...

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