John Kerrigan, 5 June 1997
Show More The Political World of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, 1621-41 edited by J.F. Merritt.
Cambridge, 293 pp., £35, March 1996, 0 521 56041 1Show More
The British Problem, c. 1534-1707: State Formation in the Atlantic Archipelago edited by Brendan Bradshaw and John Morrill.
Macmillan, 334 pp., £13.50, June 1996, 0 333 59246 8Show More
The Stuart Court and Europe: Essays in Politics and Political Culture edited by Malcolm Smuts.
Cambridge, 289 pp., £35, September 1996, 9780521554398Show More
Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael: Studies in the Idea of Irish Nationality, its Development and Literary Expression Prior to the 19th Century by Joep Leerssen.
Cork, 454 pp., £17.95, November 1996, 1 85918 112 0Show More
“... is debatable. But these developments are tractable to analysis, not least with the help of Joep Leerssen’s Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael. This absorbing study quotes, translates and analyses a great deal of Early Modern writing about Gael and Gall, and though it resists the temptation to find anachronistic forms of nationalism, it does identify ...”