Charles Townshend (historian)

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Charles Townshend FBA (born 1945)[1] is a British historian with particular expertise on the historic role of British imperialism in Ireland and Palestine.

Townshend is currently Professor of International History at Keele University. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2008.


  • Easter 1916: The Irish Rebellion (Penguin, 2005) (ISBN 1-56663-704-X)
  • "Religion, War, and Identity in Ireland," The Journal of Modern History Vol. 76, No. 4, December 2004
  • Terrorism: A very short introduction (Oxford, 2002) (ISBN 0-19-280168-6)
  • Ireland: The twentieth century (Hodder Arnold, 1999) (ISBN 0-340-66336-7; ISBN 0-340-66335-9)
  • Making the peace: public order and public security in modern Britain (Oxford, 1993) (ISBN 0-19-822978-X)
  • "The Making of Modern Irish Public Culture," The Journal of Modern History Vol. 61, No. 3, September 1989
  • Britain's Civil Wars: Counterinsurgency in the Twentieth Century (Faber and Faber, 1986) (ISBN 0-571-13802-0)
  • Political violence in Ireland: government and resistance since 1848 (Oxford, 1983) (ISBN 0-19-821753-6)
  • The British campaign in Ireland, 1919-1921: the development of political and military policies (Oxford, 1975) (ISBN 0-19-821863-X)


  1. ^ "Library of Congress Name Authority File". Retrieved 2012-04-28. 

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