A 'Manly Study'?: Irish Women Historians 1868-1949

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Springer, Aug 30, 2006 - History - 216 pages
This book explores the lives, careers, and social and political activism of a diverse group of women historians in Ireland, contributing to the study of the Irish historical tradition and the study of women historians in an international context. It addresses debates about gender and history, modern Irish historiography and Irish women's history.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Unionist Women Historians 18681922
7
2 Nationalist Women Historians 18681922
31
3 Women Historians in the NUI 19221949
61
4 Women Historians at Trinity College 19221949
99
5 NonAcademic Women Historians 19221949
116
Conclusion
157
Notes
163
Index
207
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NADIA CLARE SMITH is Adjunct Professor to the History Department at Boston College, USA, where she received her PhD. A specialist in modern Irish History, her work has been recognized by the Fulbright Commission.

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