Thomas Bartlett (historian)

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Thomas Bartlett MRIA is an Irish historian and author. Since 1995 he has been a Professor of History at University College Dublin and more recently holds a Chair in Irish History at the University of Aberdeen. Bartlett has also written numerous papers for journals.[1]

Academic life[edit]

He was educated at Queen's University Belfast, taking a BA in 1970 and his doctorate in 1976 on Townshend's viceroyalty in 1767-72. He was the first Naughton Fellow in Irish Studies in 1999.[2] He holds the Chair of Irish History at the University of Aberdeen. He was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 1995 and has held several visiting professorships in the USA and Britain.[1]

Partial Bibliography[edit]

  • Penal Era and Golden Age: Essays in Irish History, 1690-1800 (Belfast, 1979)
  • (as co-editor) Irish Studies: A General Introduction (Dublin, 1988).
  • The Fall and Rise of the Irish Nation: the Catholic Question, 1690-1830 (Gill and Macmillan, 1992)
  • (editor) A Military History of Ireland (Cambridge, 1996)
  • Theobald Wolfe Tone (Dundalk, 1998), pp. 89
  • (co-author) The Irish Rebellion of 1798: a Bicentenary perspective (Dublin, 2003)
  • (editor) Revolutionary Dublin: the letters of Francis Higgins to Dublin Castle, 1795-1801 (Dublin, 2003)
  • Ireland: A History (Cambridge University Press 2010)


  1. ^ a b "Professor Thomas Bartlett: Chair in Irish History". University of Aberdeen. 7 December 2006. Retrieved 7 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Naughton Fellowship Program". The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies. 7 December 2006. Retrieved 7 August 2010. 

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