As a historian I published over 10 works (books, articles, blogs). Among these was preparing, editing and proofreading a major book for publication that included 17 chapters, 15 authors and 150,000 words.
As a highly skilled researcher the post involved researching, editing and proofreading important documents. One of my achievements was accurately transcribing, editing and publishing a book of over 600 documents (total: 130,000 words).
One of the major tasks this post entailed was accurately transcribing and publishing documents. Among the items for publication was preparing a 33,000 word article. It required a keen eye for detail, proofreading multiple drafts, and successfully delivering the text to the publisher within a relatively short timeline.
As proofreader for the DIB I edited and proofed over 100 biographical entries, ranging from 400 to 2,000 words. This entailed checking spelling and grammar, amending and simplifying awkward sentences, and double-checking sources.
This book brings together leading Irish historians who examine how the history of the Church of Ireland has been written in the 500 years since the Reformation. It traces the emergence of a distinctly Protestant narrative, shaped by the belief that the Church of Ireland was the true descendant of St Patrick, and shows how this endured down to the twentieth century, before being challenged by t... read more
Dublin: Renaissance city of literature interrogates the notion of a literary 'renaissance' in Dublin. Through detailed case studies of print and literature in Renaissance Dublin, the volume covers innovative new ground, including quantitative analysis of print production in Ireland, unique insight into the city's literary communities and considerations of literary genres that flourished in ear... read more
Women in 16th- and 17th-century Britain read, annotated, circulated, inventoried, cherished, criticized, prescribed, and proscribed books in various historically distinctive ways. Yet, unlike that of their male counterparts, the study of women’s reading practices and book ownership has been an elusive and largely overlooked field.In thirteen probing essays, Women’s Bookscapesin Early Modern Br... read more
A collection of papers presented by historians at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, on riots and public violence in Ireland from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century. Some of the events covered include the Dublin Parliamentary Elections of 1613, Riots in Limerick from 1820 to 1900, the 1830s Tithe Riots, and the IRA Border Campaign, 1956-1962.
This book is about mapping the future of eighteenth-century women’s writing and feminist literary history, in an academic culture that is not shy of declaring their obsolescence. It asks: what can or should unite us as scholars devoted to the recovery and study of women’s literary history in an era of big data, on the one hand, and ever more narrowly defined specialization, on the other? Leadi... read more
This collection of essays, the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Spanish-Irish Relations, held in Salamanca in 2004, is representative of a whole new historiographical approach to and revision of the study of Irish history from Continental European sources (in this case Spanish sources). The contributors provide new and exciting insights based on original source material, into... read more
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