Exploring the development of anti-Irish attitudes in modern Britain, from the comical "paddy" to the murderous Catholic terrorist.
Budapest is a city of two halves; Buda and Pest. However, the city also has a dual history. As a German ally during the Second World War, Hungary was essentially a fascist regime, while post-war it became a communist state. Evidence of both extremes can be found in the city's memorials, which invariably present Hungary … Continue reading A Tale of Two Cities: Budapest
This article explores anti-Irish sentiment in the early modern period, identifying the origins of various tropes and stereotypes that still endure today.
About The Little Historian I am a master's history graduate with a passion for writing and this blog was set up as an avenue for me to continue my research and writing beyond my degree. My specific interests are in the history of science in the seventeenth century, early modern women's history and Irish history. … Continue reading Introduction to The Little Historian