Search found 325 matches: trying

Return to advanced search

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... of her thesis seems likely to draw attention more to its weaknesses than to its strengths. She has to decide whether in future exchanges she is trying to score points or trying to solve a problem, and to bear in mind that she probably cannot do both, given the invidious position her misjudgement ...
by michaelcarragher
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:11 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307001

Re: Greetings from Germany

... (thanks!). McClintock calls the illustrations unreliable - for me it seems they're drawn after the text and not from a eye-witness. I'm still trying to understand this forum ;) - can I upload a document somewhere? I have about 60 pages of citations and sources on clothing. Le meas, Gillean
by manfredsorg
Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:57 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Germany
Replies: 9
Views: 10768

Greetings from Germany

... of you, I'm member of the german living history scene since a decade. I started wearing a kilt and thought it was medieval ... Nowadays I'm still trying to show the people how Scots were dressed and equipped around 1200. I've been collecting citations and images for years (around 60 pages) - but ...
by manfredsorg
Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:16 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Germany
Replies: 9
Views: 10768

Re: Greetings from Himself

... hold of the Fire Heads? If so, how would that be spelled properly. My ability to read and write Irish like most Americans is terrible, but I am trying to learn.
by Caoimhin
Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:18 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Himself
Replies: 18
Views: 18231

Would love some opinions on what I'm working on

I am in the midst of trying to put together Irish re-enactment house based in the mid 16th century here in the Pacific Northwest. I want to base the group out the out of the west of Ireland but I don't mind what province anyone wants ...
by Caoimhin
Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:23 am
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Would love some opinions on what I'm working on
Replies: 6
Views: 8582

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... the Paycock”. Do you think I don’t know that, Julian? And don’t you know that any play—or story, or poem or song—can be propagandistic? Are you trying to pretend that Oh! What A Lovely War! is not blatantly propagandistic, and not written as such from the first draft? Do you think we’re simpletons ...
by michaelcarragher
Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:33 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307001

Re: Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?

... be a historically accurate item of clothing, as opposed to something that would be impractical... I've been thwarted numerous times this past week trying to get my hands on that book from the UCC library, but I shall renew my search anew... It's definitely in there somewhere.... Excellent point ...
by Grey Wind
Mon May 14, 2012 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?
Replies: 17
Views: 26470

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... their work and seeing if they fit. Now 'revisionism' came along mostly in the 1980s and 1990s, at the same time as many people in the south were trying to distance themselves from the Provisional IRA and what was going on in the North. In one way, it is distinguished by the first generation of ...
by Jd66
Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:18 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307001

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

My own take on it is that Garvin uses the qualifier "alleged" threat of war as a means of trying to pull the rug out from under Republicans' objections to the 1922 election results. They claimed the election was distorted by the British threat to renew hostilities, ...
by DrNightdub
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:04 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 307001

Re: Westland Crafts

... same dilemma. I was thrilled to find shoes to resell, but would rather support local artisans. I decided to counter the international imports with trying to promote more local artisans, and have started seeking them out (more info http://www.garbtheworld.com/pgs/madeinusa.shtml on etsy (and places ...
by Julia
Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:46 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Westland Crafts
Replies: 11
Views: 15084
PreviousNext

Return to advanced search

cron