Word of the Week: Historiography

As in: “Green’s The Old Irish World (1912) was significant for its critiques of unionist WoW_Historiographyhistoriography, and because it demonstrated that the older traditions of writing about late medieval and early modern Ireland were being seriously deconstructed and challenged by nationalist historians who had studied the sources” (Smith, 2006, p.51).

Smith, N. R. (2006). A “Manyly study”? Irish women historians, 1868-1949. New York: Palmgrave Macmillan.

  • For definitions of historiography, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
  • March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrate Irish culture and heritage with films screening for free through Kanopy.

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