Why Irish History Starved: A Virtual Historiography

Guy Beiner, Joep Leerssen

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The emergence of a ‘New Irish History’ has been hailed
as a ‘historical revolution’. Here Guy Beiner and Joep
Leerssen debate the development of historical scholarship
in Ireland and, in particular, the rejection of antiquarianism
by professional historians.
Original languageEnglish GB
Pages (from-to)66-81
Number of pages16
JournalField Day review
StatePublished - 2007


  • Cultural history ; Narrative history ; Irish studies ; Irish folklore ; Irish politics ; History ; Irish culture ; Antiquarianism ; Irish history ; Irish literature


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