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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
International criminal law
History and philosophy of law and justice

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

A dirty, indolent, priest-ridden city: British soldiers in Lisbon during the Peninsular War, 1808-1813; History
Inside Napoleonic France: State and Society in Rouen 1800-1815; Ashgate
Napoleon and the 'City of Smugglers', 1810-1814; Historical Journal

Research Publications

'Barbarity more suited to Savages': British Soldiers’ Views of Spanish and Portuguese Violence during the Peninsular War, 1808–1814; War and Society
'Little Emperors?' Investigating Prefectoral Rule in the Departments; Napoleon and his Empire: Europe, 1804-1814
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: The Journal of the Historical Association
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
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
Russian Revolution - Part I
Russian Revolution - Part II
The British Soldier in the Peninsular War: Encounters with Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814; Palgrave Macmillan
War and the French Revolution; Agoroa
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