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Response to Review no. 279

Professor Jupp’s review of Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Union: Ireland in the 1790s is both generous and perceptive. Like him, I do not concur with everything in all the essays, but it was not my job as editor to impose a party line, nor it is my task (or intention) to respond on behalf of otherContinue reading “Response to Review no. 279”

The Marquess of Londonderry. Aristocracy, Power and Politics in Britain and Ireland

In a strange coincidence, two books have been published on ‘Charlie’, the 7th Marquess of Londonderry, in the last two years: Ian Kershaw’s Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain’s Road to War (2004) and Neil Fleming’s, the subject of this review. It is strange because although Londonderry had pretensions to play a significantContinue reading “The Marquess of Londonderry. Aristocracy, Power and Politics in Britain and Ireland”