The Early Modern Commons

Patrick Walsh Historian

Recent Posts

Leeks, Stock and Potatoes: ‘Othering’ South Sea Investors

23 March 2015

I have published a guest blog on the wonderful Four Nations History Network website today looking at how a Four Nations or Three Kingdoms approach might help us to understand better...

Releasing the Bubble into the World: On Launching the Book

24 November 2014

The cover of my new book. A forthcoming post will delve deeper into the meaning g of the cartoon featured on the cover   On Friday last I finally launched my new book, The...

What, and who, I like about the eighteenth-century! Interview on new Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society Blog

29 June 2014

The endlessly fascinating Theobald Wolfe Tone, a suitable drinking companion? Or would he just record everything in his diary for posterity? The Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society have...


18 December 2013

Welcome to my new research blog and website. Here you will find information about my ongoing research, my published and forthcoming books, as well as details of my current projects....