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Researcher: Daly, G (Dr Gavin Daly)

Fields of Research

European history (excl. British, classical Greek and Roman)
British history
International relations
Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
Latin and South American history
International criminal law
History and philosophy of law and justice

Research Objectives

Understanding Europe's past
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Understanding past societies
International relations
Expanding knowledge in human society
Understanding the past of the Americas
Justice and the law

Career Best Publications

Anglo-French sieges, the laws of war, and the limits of enmity in the Peninsular War, 1808–1814; The English Historical Review
British soldiers and the legend of Napoleon; Historical Journal
The British Soldier in the Peninsular War: Encounters with Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814; Palgrave Macmillan

Research Publications

'Barbarity more suited to Savages': British Soldiers’ Views of Spanish and Portuguese Violence during the Peninsular War, 1808–1814; War and Society
'Bastille Day and the French Revolution', Interviewed by Helen Shields
'February 1917 Russian Revolution', Interviewed by John Xintavelonis
'Gorbachev and the Collapse of the Soviet Union', Interviewed by Helen Shields
'Grigori Rasputin: Life and Legacy – Part I', Interviewed by Paul McIntryre
'Grigori Rasputin: Life and Legacy – Part II', Interviewed by Paul McIntryre
'Ivan the Terrible', Interviewed by Paul McIntryre
'Little Emperors?' Investigating Prefectoral Rule in the Departments; Napoleon and his Empire: Europe, 1804-1814
'Marie Antoinette’', Interviewed by Paul McIntryre,
'Napoleon and Collecting', Interviewed by Helen Shields
'Napoleon and the 1812 invasion of Russia', Interviewed by Louise Saunders
'Napoleon in Egypt', Interviewed by John Xintavelonis
'Napoleon's Escape from Elba', Interviewed by Mel Bush
'Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow' Interviewed by Suzanne Hill
'Peter the Great', Interviewed by John Xintavelonis
'The Aztec Empire', Interviewed by Mel Bush
'The Battle of Stalingrad', Interviewed by Mel Bush
'The Bicentennial of Napoleon's Death', Interviewed by Paul McIntryre
'The British Soldier in the Peninsular War', Interviewed by Helen Shields
'The End of the French Monarchy' Interviewed by Mel Bush
'The Fall of the Bastille', Interviewed by Suzanne Hill
'The Guillotine', interviewed by Chris Wisbey
'The Napoleonic war journal of John Squires found in the Hobart bookstore, Cracked and Spineless ', Interview with Singapore English Radio
'The trial and execution of Marie Antoinette', Interviewed by Helen Shields
'This week in History: Napoleon', Interviewed by Sarah MacDonald
'This Week in History: Napoleon's Escape From Elba' - Interview with Suzanne Hill
'This week in History: Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar', Interviewed by Sarah MacDonald
A dirty, indolent, priest-ridden city: British soldiers in Lisbon during the Peninsular War, 1808-1813; History
Alan Forrest, Great Battles: Waterloo
All Men Are Brethren: Prisoners of War in Scotland, 1803-1814. By Ian MacDougall; History
Anglo-French sieges, the laws of war, and the limits of enmity in the Peninsular War, 1808–1814; The English Historical Review
British soldiers and the legend of Napoleon; Historical Journal
British Soldiers, Sieges, and the Laws of War: The 1807 Siege of Montevideo; Redcoats to Tommies: The Experience of the British Soldier from the Eighteenth Century
Conclusions: violence and the state - past, present and the future; Violence and the state
English Smugglers, the Channel, and the Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1814; Journal of British Studies
French Revolution - Part I
French Revolution - Part II
Inside Napoleonic France: State and Society in Rouen 1800-1815; Ashgate
Liberators and Tourists: British Soldiers in Madrid during the Peninsular War; Soldiering in Britain and Ireland, 1750-1850: Men of Arms
Merchants and Maritime Commerce in Napoleonic Normandy; French History
Napoleon and the 'City of Smugglers', 1810-1814; Historical Journal
Napoleon and the French Revolution
Napoleon and the Guinea Smugglers; Trafalgar Chronicle: Yearbook of the 1805 Club
Napoleon's Lost Legions: French Prisoners of War in Britain, 1803-1814; History: Journal of the Historical Association
Plunder on the Peninsula: British Soldiers and Local Civilians during the Peninsular War, 1808-1813; Civilians and War in Europe, 1618-1815
Review of Kevin Linch and Matthew McCormack eds., Britain’s Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society; English Historical Review
Robespierre and the French Revolution, Interviewed by Mel Bush
Russian Revolution - Part I
Russian Revolution - Part II
The British Soldier in the Peninsular War: Encounters with Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814; Palgrave Macmillan
VE Day in Europe', Interviewed by Helen Shields
War and the French Revolution; Agoroa
War and the French Revolution; Journal of the Queensland History Teachers' Association
War in the Revolutionary-Napolenic Age: the French experience, 1792-1815; Violence and the State
‘The sacking of a town is an abomination’: siege, sack and violence to civilians in British officers’ writings on the Peninsular War – the case of Badajoz; Historical Research

Research Projects

British Soldiers and French Society during the First World War, 1914-18.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Branded D on The Left Side'- A Study of Former Soldiers and Marines Transported to Van Diemen's Land- 1804-1854
'un mal pequeno para un gran bien'- Smallpox Prevention and the Dissemination of New Ideas in Spain 1725-1775
An Introduction, Background and Annotation to the 16th Century Rapier Fencing Manual Vincentio Saviolo His Practise
An Officer's Identity- A Study of the junior British army officer, 1792-1815
Bombs 'Reds Under the Bed' and the Media- The Menzies Government's Manipulation of Public Opinion, 1949-1963
Indigenous Soldiers From Tasmania Who Served in WWI
Labour and Migration in the British Indian Ocean and Australia
Policing the Indian Ocean- Crime, Punishment and the Legal System on the Island of Mauritius in the 1830s and 1840s
Privateering Ideology and the Advent of the Plantations in Sixteenth Century Ireland
Resistance methods within coercive labour regimes
Science patronage and policy in late medieval and early modern England
Sir Thomas Chaloner's Cold War Diplomacy