Category Archives: Erskine Childers

Colonial authors and invasion fiction

Christian Melby’s account of how invasion fiction portrays all four official nineteenth century British nationalities – English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh – as being inextricably bound to each other in the context of future armed conflict fits well with my … Continue reading

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The Conquest of England (and Those Other Nations)

This short piece by Christian Melby (King’s College London) originally appeared on the Four Nations History Network blog, a research community based at KCL. A link to the original post is provided below. — When the French finally, in the … Continue reading

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