Chapter Two. Historiography

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Pauline Stafford Professor

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch2

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Stafford, P. (2009) Historiography, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • historiography, nations, and nationalism;
  • nationalist historiographical moment had a much wider intellectual context;
  • Orpen, castigating pre-Norman Ireland as tribal;
  • ethnicity, raising questions about group and individual identity;
  • Irish scholars, recognizing parallel centrality of textual study;
  • bi-polar Gael versus Gall perspective

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historiography, Nations, and Nationalism

  • Twentieth-century Trends

  • Bibliography