D.H. Akenson, If the Irish Ran the World: Montserrat, 1630-1730
Akenson provides compelling insights into whether ethnicity was central to the making of the colonial world and the usefulness of studies of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English imperialism in the Americas.
By Professor Buzzkill|2020-06-24T13:33:39-04:00June 24th, 2020|Bookshelf|Comments Off on D.H. Akenson, If the Irish Ran the World: Montserrat, 1630-1730
Professor Buzzkill sometimes goes by the alias Joseph Coohill, a historian of modern Britain and Ireland. In addition to his Oxford doctorate, Coohill has an MA in history from the University of Melbourne (where he was a big fan of Essendon Aussie Rules Football Club) and a BA from Humboldt State University in California (where he was the only non-stoner). He is the author of Ideas of the Liberal Party and Ireland: a Short History (4 editions), as well as many articles and internet pieces on history.