Publications [revised to August 2020]

BOOKS                                                 

THE DURHAM REPORT AND BRITISH POLICY: A CRITICAL ESSAY
(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1972 / 2008; viii + 120 pp.)

REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY
[joint with Ronald Hyam]
(London, Macmillan, 1975; ix + 234 pp.)

BUNYIP ARISTOCRACY: THE NEW SOUTH WALES CONSTITUTION DEBATE OF 1853 AND HEREDITARY INSTITUTIONS IN THE BRITISH COLONIES
(Sydney, Croom Helm / Methuen Australia, 1986; vii + 247 pp.)

BRITAIN AND THE ORIGINS OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION 1837-1867
(Basingstoke and Vancouver, Macmillan and UBC Press, 1995; xiii + 388 pp.)

THE CAMBRIDGE UNION AND IRELAND 1815-1914
(Edinburgh, Ann Barry, 2000; xii + 344pp.)
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/146-the-cambridge-union-and-ireland-1815-1914

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND FEDERATION, 1883-1901
(London, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, 2001; xvi + 162pp.)
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/153-australia-new-zealand-and-federation-1883-1901

PAST FUTURES: THE IMPOSSIBLE NECESSITY OF HISTORY
(Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004; xi + 302pp.)
on-line reviews in Reviews in History {www.history.ac.uk/reviews/paper/beer.html}
and H-Net Canada {www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev/cgi?path=145721137440925}

FAVOURITE SON?: JOHN A. MACDONALD AND THE VOTERS OF KINGSTON 1841-1891
(Kingston, Ont., Kingston Historical Society, 2010; xviii + 196 pp.)
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/264-favourite-son-john-a-macdonald-and-the-voters-of-kingston-1841-1891

HUGHES HALL CAMBRIDGE 1885-2010
(London, Third Millennium International, 2011; 192 pp.)
(Part reprinted as "The Cambridge Training College for Women Teachers: the founding decade 1885-1895"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/232-the-cambridge-training-college-for-women-teachers)

JOHN A. MACDONALD: CANADA'S FIRST PRIME MINISTER
(Toronto, Dundurn, Quest Biography, 2012; 215 pp.)

BOOKS EDITED

THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA: THE ARGUMENT OVER AUSTRALIA'S ORIGINS
(Sydney, Hale & Iremonger, 1978/1981; xiii + 313 pp.)

THE CAUSES OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION
(Fredericton, Acadiensis Press, 1990; 172 pp.)

WITNESS TO THE PARTITION: INDIA AND PAKISTAN 1947-1948.LETTERS OF SIR FULQUE AGNEW OF LOCHNAW Bt
(Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Centre for South Asian Studies, 2001; viii + 78 pp.)
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/157-witness-to-the-partition-india-and-pakistan-1947-48-the-letters-of-sir-fulque-agnew-of-lochnaw-bt

CANADA 1849 [co-editor with Derek Pollard]
(Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Centre of Canadian Studies, 2001; 256 pp.)

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

EPISODES OF OLD CANBERRA
(Canberra, Australian National University Press; 1978, iv + 92 pp.)

A CANADIAN GUIDE TO BRITAIN: I, ENGLAND
[joint with Jeffrey Simpson]
(Toronto, Macmillan of Canada, 1985; xviii + 361 pp.)

CANADA'S HERITAGE IN SCOTLAND
[joint with Jeffrey Simpson]
(Toronto, Dundurn Press; 1989, 248 pp.)

WALTZING BRITANNIA: A GUIDE TO BRITAIN FOR AUSTRALIANS
[joint with Gillian Martin]
(Sydney, Hale & Iremonger, 1989; 288 pp.)

HISTORY AS SCIENCE OR LITERATURE: EXPLAINING CANADIAN CONFEDERATION, 1858-1867
(London, Canadian High Commission [Canada House Lecture no. 41]; 1989, 31 pp.)

FICTION AND FACTION IN CANADA'S GREAT COALITION OF 1864
(Sackville, New Brunswick, Mount Allison University Centre for Canadian Studies
[Winthrop Pickard Bell Lecture 1991]; 1993, 40 pp.)

CANADIAN HISTORY: A PLAY IN TWO ACTS?
(Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies; 1999, ii + 24 pp.)
[Inaugural Lecture, University of Edinburgh Chair in Canadian Studies]

EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD: ABDUCTOR AND MYSTAGOGUE
(Edinburgh, Ann Barry, 1997; 56 pp.)

GOOD ENGLISH FOR CANADIAN STUDIES
[with the assistance of Grace Owens]
(Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies, 1997; 37 pp.)

MOVING TO THE FOURTH LEVEL: CONFIDENCE AND HUMILITY IN THE NEW DOCTORAL WORLD
(Waterford, Ireland, Waterford Institute of Technology, 2006; 16pp.)

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

BRITISH POLICY TOWARDS CANADA

"The Appointment of Sir Francis Bond Head as Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada in 1835"
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, iii (1975), pp. 280-291

"Sir Francis Bond Head: A Lieutenant-Governor from his Private Papers"
ONTARIO HISTORY, lxxii (1981), pp. 145-170

"Self-Defence: Sir Francis Bond Head and Canada 1841-1875"
ONTARIO HISTORY, lxxiii (1981), pp. 3-18

"The Influence of the Durham Report" in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin,
REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY (London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 75-88

"Attacking the Durham Myth: Seventeen Years On"
JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xxv (1990), pp. 39-59

"Le Rapport de Durham et les origines du gouvernement responsable"
[translated by René Castonguay]
BULLETIN D'HISTOIRE POLITIQUE, vi [3] (1998), pp. 33-51

"'The Workings of My Own Mind': Private Correspondence of the Governor-General of Canada, 1839-1867"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xxi (2009), pp. 63-86
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/248-the-workings-of-my-own-mind-private-correspondence-of-the-governor-general-of-canada-1839-1867

"The Elgin-Grey Papers 1846-1852: A Triangular Correspondence"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xxviii (2015), pp. 1-22.
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/303-the-elgin-grey-papers-1846-1852-a-triangular-correspondence

THE ORIGINS OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION

"Introduction to the 2006 Edition" in
P.B. Waite, ed.,
THE CONFEDERATION DEBATES IN THE PROVINCE OF CANADA, 1865
(Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006), pp. vii-xxxviii

"Launching Canadian Confederation: Means to Ends",
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxvii (1984), pp. 575-602

"An Imperial Idea and its Friends: Canadian Confederation and the British 1837-1864", in
A.G.Martel, ed.,
STUDIES IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF A.P. THORNTON
(Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1986), pp. 49-94

"Confederation Rejected: The British Debate on Canada 1837-1840"
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, xi (1982), pp. 33-57

"Britain and the Future of British North America, 1841-1850"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, ii (1987), pp. 74-96

"The Idea of British North American Union 1854-1864"
JOURNAL OF IRISH AND SCOTTISH STUDIES, i (2008), pp. 309-333
(special issue on Unions: Past ─ Present ─ Future.)
[http://www.abdn.ac.uk/riiss/JISS/Ged_Martin.pdf]

"Some Lost Confederation Initiatives, 1846-1857"
BULLETIN OF CANADIAN STUDIES, vi [2] (1983), pp. 25-35

"Introduction" in
Ged Martin, ed., THE CAUSES OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION
(Fredericton, Acadiensis Press, 1990), pp. 7-18

"The Case Against Canadian Confederation 1864-1867", in
Ged Martin, THE CAUSES OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION
(Fredericton, Acadiensis Press, 1990), pp. 19-49

OTHER ARTICLES AND ESSAYS ON CANADIAN HISTORY

INTERPRETATIONS

"Canada from 1815" in
A.N. Porter, ed.,
OXFORD HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, III; THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
(Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 522-545

"The Canadian Question and the Late Modern Century"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, vii (1992), pp. 215-247
[Presidential address, BACS]

"Constitution Making and National Identity in Canada:
A Historian's View" in
Vivien Hart and S.C.Stimson, eds,
WRITING A NATIONAL IDENTITY:
POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE WRITTEN CONSTITUTION
(Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1993), pp. 199-210

"Time Past and Time Future: Periodization and Prediction in the Canadian Experience" in
A. Lapierre et al.,
LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND VALUES IN CANADA AT THE DAWN OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
(Ottawa: Carleton University Press/ ICCS, 1996), pp. 293-315

"1849: Year One in the History of British North America?" in
D. Pollard and G. Martin, eds, CANADA 1849
(Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies, 2001), pp. 7-27

"The 'Principle of Alternation' in the Leadership of the Canadian Liberal Party:
An Unhelpful Myth"
ROUND TABLE, 310 (1989), pp. 158-164

"The State in Canada: Attempting a Review"
CAHIERS D'HISTOIRE (Université de Montréal), xvi (1997), pp. 147-152

"The Department of Indian Affairs in the Dominion of Canada budget, 1882"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/312-indian-affairs-1882-budget

"Income tax in Canada before 1917"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/311-income-tax-in-canada-before-1917

"Cartography, Teleology and an Antipodean Comparison" [review article]
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, iii (1988), pp. 83-86

Untitled review article on
D. Morrow, et al., eds, A Concise History of Sport in Canada
CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS HISTORY, xx[2] (1990), pp. 92-95

"The Dominion Elections of 1891 and 1911"
DORCHESTER REVIEW , ii (2012), 52-57

"The Robert Harris Group Portrait",
CANADA WATCH
(Toronto: Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University), Spring 2016, 40-4.
abridged from:
"Time to retire Canada's Fathers of Confederation"
http://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/236-time-to-retire-canada-s-fathers-of-confederation

"French in the Canadian public sphere, 1763-1969"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/307-french-in-the-canadian-public-sphere-1763-1969

"Treaties and textbooks: how forgotten agreements with First Nations crept back into Canadian history"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/314-treaties-and-textbooks

"'Our Lady of the Snows: the Canadian context and reactions to Kipling's poem of 1897"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/328-our-lady-of-the-snows

BIOGRAPHICAL

"The Simcoes and their Friends"
ONTARIO HISTORY, lxix (1977), pp. 101-112

"Queen Victoria and Canada"
AMERICAN REVIEW OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xiii (1983), pp. 215-234

"Macdonald and his Biographers" [review article]
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xvi (2001), pp. 300-19
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/148-macdonald-and-his-biographers

"Sir John Eh? Macdonald: Recovering a voice from History"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xvii (2004), pp. 117-124
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/15-sir-john-eh-macdonald

"John A. Macdonald and the Bottle"
JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xl (2006), pp. 162-185,
updated as "John A. Macdonald, Alcohol and Gallstones"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/310-john-a-macdonald-alcohol-and-gallstones

"John A. Macdonald: Provincial Premier"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, xx (2007), pp. 99-122
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/149-john-a-macdonald-provincial-premier

"Archival Issues in John A. Macdonald Biography"
JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY, i (2007), pp. 79-155
https://www.ufv.ca/jhb/Volume_1/Volume_1_Martin.pdf

"John A. Macdonald: Scotsman or Canadian"
(University of Edinburgh, Standard Life Lecture in Canadian Studies, 2004)
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/5-john-a-macdonald-scotsman-or-canadian

"John A. Macdonald and Kingston Voters"
HISTORIC KINGSTON, lviii (2010), pp. 56-63
(Sir John A. Macdonald Annual Commemoration, 2010)

"Understanding John A. Macdonald: Reviewing a Biographical Project" in
P. Dutil and R. Hall, eds,
MACDONALD AT 200: NEW REFLECTIONS AND LEGACIES
(Toronto, Dundurn, 2014), pp. 405-436

"Alexander Campbell (1822-1892): The Travails of a Father of Confederation"
ONTARIO HISTORY, cv (2013), 1-18
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/249-alexander-campbell-1822-1892-the-travails-of-a-father-of-confederation"

Mackenzie King, the Medium and the Messages"
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES, iv (1989), pp. 109-135
(republished as "W.L. Mackenzie King: Canada's Spiritualist Prime Minister"
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/268-w-l-mackenzie-king-canada-s-spiritualist-prime-minister)

REGIONAL HISTORY

"Convict Transportation to Newfoundland in 1789"
ACADIENSIS, v (1975), pp. 84-99

"The British Government and Maritime Disunion, 1834-1846"
BULLETIN OF CANADIAN STUDIES, v (1981), pp. 41-52

"British Officials and their Attitudes to the Negro Community in Canada"
ONTARIO HISTORY, lxvi (1974), pp. 79-88

"British Attitudes to Prairie Settlements"
ALBERTA HISTORICAL REVIEW, xxii (1974), pp. 1-11

"How much did Canada 'pay' First Nations for the prairies?"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/313-how-much-did-canada-pay-first-nations-for-the-prairies

"M.C. Cameron's indictment of Canada's Department of Indian Affairs, 1885-1891: the pitfalls of contemporary evidence"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/315-the-pitfalls-of-contemporary-evidence

"The Naming of British Columbia"
ALBION, x (1979), pp. 257-263

"Newfoundland at the Time of the French Attack in 1796"
ASPECTS (NEWFOUNDLAND QUARTERLY), vi (1974), pp. 54-60

"Royal Impressions of Newfoundland in 1786"
CANADA: AN HISTORICAL MAGAZINE, iii (1976), pp. 54-60

"The Out-Turned Box: New Studies of the Canadian Prairies" [review article]
BULLETIN OF CANADIAN STUDIES, vi (1982), pp. 45-54

"Abden House: Edinburgh's Place in Canada's History"
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH JOURNAL, xxiii (1988), pp. 240-243

"New Brunswick from Government House, 1848-1866" in
Paul A. Bogaard, ed., YORKSHIRE IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA: PAPERS FROM THE YORKSHIRE 2000 CONFERENCE
(Sackville, New Brunswick, Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2012), pp. 1-24
[republished as "Yorkshire Settlers in New Brunswick"
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/8-yorkshire-settlers-in-new-brunswick]

"Fredericton versus Saint John: The New Brunswick Seat of Government, 1785-1882" (2015)
http://www.gedmartin.net/index.php/martinalia-mainmenu-3/231-fredericton-versus-saint-john

"Geography and Governance: The Problem of Saint John (New Brunswick), 1785-1927" (2016)
http://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/237-geography-and-governance-the-problem-of-saint-john-new-brunswick-1785-1927

STRUCTURE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

"Empire Federalism and Imperial Parliamentary Union, 1820-1870"
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xv (1973), pp. 562-589

"'Anti-Imperialism' in the Mid-Nineteenth Century and the Nature of the British Empire, 1820-1870" in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin,
REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY (London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 88-120

"The Idea of 'Imperial Federation'" in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin,
REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY (London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 121-138

"Personal and Impersonal Forces and the Continuity of British Imperial History"
[joint with Ronald Hyam] in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin,
REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY (London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 1-20

British Emigration and New Identities"
[joint with Benjamin E. Kline] in
Peter J. Marshall, ed.,
CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996), pp. 254-279

"Colonial Peerage and Bunyip Aristocracy"
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, INSTITUTE OF COMMONWEALTH STUDIES,
COLLECTED SEMINAR PAPERS, 31, pp. 93-110

"'No Taxation without Representation!':
Colonial Parliamentary Representation as an Alternative to American Independence"
BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION, i [vi], (1974), pp. 2-17

"Was There a British Empire?" [review article]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xiv (1972), pp. 562-569

"1905-1908: The 'Watershed' of the British Empire-Commonwealth" [review article]
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF HISTORY, viii (1974), pp. 164-171

"Definition and Subjectivity in the Writing of Imperial History" [review article]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxxviii (1995), pp. 769-779

"Sovereignty and Independence in the Dominions" in
H.T. Dickinson and Michael Lynch, eds,
THE CHALLENGE TO WESTMINSTER:
SOVEREIGNTY, DEVOLUTION AND INDEPENDENCE
(East Linton, Scotland, Tuckwell Press,2000), pp. 91-101

"A Letter of John Stuart Mill to John Plummer" [edited]
MILL NEWS LETTER (Toronto), ix [ii] (1974), pp. 7-9

BRITISH HISTORY  (see also HISTORY OF ESSEX, below)

"A Backbencher on Parliamentary Reform, 1831-1832"
[principal author, joint with Mark O'Neill]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxiii (1980), pp. 539-563

"The Canadian Rebellion Losses Bill of 1849 in British Politics"
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vi (1977), pp. 3-22

"'Our Advices from Canada are Unimportant': The Times and British North America, 1841-1861" in
C.C.Eldridge, ed., KITH AND KIN:
CANADA, BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE COLD WAR
(Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1997), pp. 61-93

"The Cambridge Lectureship of 1866: False Start in American Studies"
JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vii (1973), pp. 17-29
https://www.gedmartin.net/published-work-mainmenu-11/271-the-cambridge-american-lectureship-of-1866

"The fourth Earl of Carnarvon (1831-1890): towards a reconsideration"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/317-the-fourth-earl-of-carnarvon-1831-1890

"Carnarvon Diaries: Camden Series, volume 35. Comments and Corrections"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/304-carnarvon-diaries-camden-series-volume-35

"Asquith, the Historians and the Maurice Debate"
AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICS AND HISTORY, xxxi (1985), pp. 435-444

UNDERSTANDING THE ISLE OF MAN [lecture published on video]
(University of Prince Edward Island, Institute of Island Studies, 1991)

THE PALMERSTON PAPERS [edited with introduction]
(Micro Methods, East Ardsley, Yorkshire, for British Association for American Studies, 1970)

"Michael Daniel Jones and Welsh Oregon"
JOURNAL OF THE MERIONETH HISTORICAL AND RECORD SOCIETY, ix (1983), pp. 340-342

"The Welsh and the Empire" ["Box"] in
Peter J. Marshall, ed.,
CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996), p. 265

Entries for John George Lambton (first Earl of Durham), Francis Maseres, Lord Glenelg,
Benjamin Hawes and Sir Francis Bond Head for the OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY

"Magdalene College Cambridge Notes: the visit of the Duke of Wellington, 1842"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/306-magdalene-college-cambridge-notes-the-visit-of-the-duke-of-wellington-1842

"A joke about Mr Gladstone"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/318-a-joke-about-mr-gladstone

"Winston Churchill: Wartime Traveller" in
M. Folly, G. Roberts and O. Rzheshevsky,
CHURCHILL AND STALIN: COMRADES-IN-ARMS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
(Barnsley, Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2019), pp. 285-93.
(also published as https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/9-winston-churchill-wartime-traveller)

"The Cambridge fever: the closure of Cambridge University during the Easter Term of 1815"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/325-the-cambridge-fever-of-1815 

"Magdalene College Cambridge and the First World War"
(https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/196-magdalene-college-cambridge-and-the-first-world-war)

"Australian, New Zealand and Canadian newspapers as resources for research in modern British and Irish history"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/316-australian-new-zealand-and-canadian-newspapers-as-resources-for-research-in-modern-british-history

Extended and untitled review of
L. Freedman, The Official History of the Falklands Campaign
Round Table, xcv (2006), pp. 153-157.

IRISH HISTORY

"From Union to Partition: Interaction in Ireland 1870-1922" in
Benjamin E. Kline and S. Payne, eds,
IMPERIALISM AND ITS LEGACY
(Lanham, Md, University Press of America, 1990), pp. 133-167

"Cork and the American Civil War: the Queenstown Affair of 1863"
[joint author with Benjamin Kline]
JOURNAL OF THE CORK HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,
lxxxix (1984), pp. 99-107

"Parnell at Cambridge: the Education of an Irish Nationalist"
IRISH HISTORICAL STUDIES, xix (1974), pp. 79-88

"Parnell Syndicated" [review article]
IRISH REVIEW, xii (1992), pp. 150-153

"Parnell and Magdalene: Some New Evidence"
MAGDALENE COLLEGE [Cambridge] MAGAZINE, xxxvi (1992), pp. 37-41

 "Charles Stewart Parnell: Economics and Politics of a Building Trade Entrepreneur"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/263-charles-stewart-parnell-economics-and-politics-of-a-building-trade-entrepreneur

"Did Parnell Swear the IRB Oath?: a Sceptical Review"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/336-did-parnell-swear-the-irb-oath

"The Origins of Partition" in
Malcolm Anderson and Eberhard Bort, eds,
THE IRISH BORDER: HISTORY, POLITICS, CULTURE
(Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 1999), pp. 57-111

"Voices from Ireland: the Postbag of Richardson Evans, 1918-1926"
JOURNAL OF THE CORK HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,
xciv (1989), pp. 113-123

"The Irish Free State and the Evolution of the Commonwealth,
1921-1949" in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin, REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY
(London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 201-225

"De Valera Imagined and Observed" in
Gabriel Doherty and Dermot Keogh, eds,
DE VALERA'S IRELANDS (Cork, Mercier Press,2003, pp. 84-103)

"A Visitor to Cork in 1775"
JOURNAL OF THE CORK HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,
xcviii (1993), pp. 141-144

"The farmer landlord and the labourer tenant: a County Waterford sidelight on Ireland's Land War, 1882"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/294-the-farmer-landlord-and-the-labourer-tenant-a-county-waterford-sidelight-on-ireland-s-land-war-1882

"'A man among millions': Martin Joseph Murphy and the development of Tramore [County Waterford], 1888-1919"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/292-a-man-among-millions-martin-joseph-murphy-and-the-development-of-tramore-1888-1919

"Curing toothache by magic at Tramore, County Waterford in 1888"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/293-curing-toothache-by-magic-at-tramore-county-waterford-in-1888

"Holidays at Tramore [County Waterford] in Verse (1894) and Prose (1910)"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/291-holidays-at-tramore-in-verse-1894-and-prose-1910

"Tramore, Sierra Leone and Johnny McGurk"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/295-tramore-sierra-leone-and-johnny-mcgurk

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

"The Foundation of Botany Bay, 1778-90: A Re-Appraisal" in
Ronald Hyam and Ged Martin, REAPPRAISALS IN BRITISH IMPERIAL HISTORY
(London, Macmillan, 1975), pp. 44-74

"Introduction" from Ged Martin, ed., THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA
partly reprinted in G. Whitlock and G.Reekie, eds,
UNCERTAIN BEGINNINGS: DEBATES IN AUSTRALIAN STUDIES
(St Lucia, University of Queensland Press, 1993), pp. 7-13.

"A London Newspaper on the founding of Botany Bay, August 1786 to May 1787"
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, lxi (1975), pp. 73-90
[reprinted in Ged Martin, ed., THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA]

"The Alternatives to Botany Bay"
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE HISTORICAL JOURNAL (Newcastle, NSW),
iii (1975), pp. 11-26
[reprinted in Ged Martin, ed., THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA]

"Economic Motives behind the Founding of Botany Bay"
AUSTRALIAN ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW, xvi (1976), pp. 128-143
[reprinted in Ged Martin, ed., THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA]

"The Founding of New South Wales" in P.Statham, ed.,
THE ORIGINS OF AUSTRALIA'S STATES AND CITIES
(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989), pp. 37-51
[expanded version in AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, i, 1988, pp. 19-41]

"Australian Labor and Imperial Federation, 1917"
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, lxiii (1977), pp. 107-117

"'Bush': A Possible English Dialect Origin for an Australian Term"
AUSTRALIAN LITERARY STUDIES, vi (1974), pp. 431-434

"British Influence in Australia" and "Bunyip Aristocracy" in
G. Aplin, et al., eds, AUSTRALIANS: A HISTORICAL DICTIONARY
(Broadway NSW, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Associates, 1987), pp. 56-58, 61

"Sir Richard MacDonnell Reminisces"
SOUTH AUSTRALIANA, xv (1974), pp. 152-154

"Australia's History: 'Australian' or 'British'?" [review article]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxiii (1980), pp. 1009-1018

"Australian History" [review article]
HISTORY, lxv (1980), pp. 398-405

"The Explosion in Australian Historical Publication" [review article]
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, xii (1983), pp. 94-103

"Explaining the Sentimental Utopia:
Historians and the Centenary of Australian Federation" [review article]
AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, xviii (2003 / publ. 2005), pp. 211-229

Untitled extended review of Beverley Kingston, History of New South Wales
REVIEWS IN AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, II (2007), pp. 1-9
https://www.gedmartin.net/book-reviews/17-reviews-in-australian-studies

Untitled extended review of A. Sharp, The World, the Flesh and the Devil:
the Life and Opinions of Samuel Marsden in England and the Antipodes, 1765-1838
REVIEWS IN HISTORY, (August 2017)
{http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/21560}

"From Little Ilford to Botany Bay: Frances Davis, Cross-Dressing First Fleeter"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/332-cross-dressing-first-fleeter

"James Smith, Eccentric Tourist on Australia's First Fleet: a Tentative Identification"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/330-james-smith-eccentric-tourist-on-australia-s-first-fleet

NEW ZEALAND HISTORY

"James Busby and the Treaty of Waitangi"
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, v (1993), pp. 5-22

"Wakefield's Past and Futures" in
Rachel Underwood, ed.,
EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD AND THE COLONIAL DREAM: A RECONSIDERATION
(Wellington, Friends of the Turnbull Library/GP Publications, 1997), pp. 20-44

"Cant and Canterbury (1850)" [edited]
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, ii, 1989, pp. 65-70

"'A System of Sponging and Cozening': Goldwin Smith on New Zealand, 1862"
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, xiii (2001/2), pp. 39-57

"Punch and the Maori"
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, xv (2005/6), pp. 113-126

"New Zealand, Australian Federation and the 'Plain Nonsense' Debate"
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, xi (1998), pp. 67-100

"From Muldoon to Lange: the New Zealand General Election of 1984"
ROUND TABLE, no. 292, October 1984, pp. 392-402

"Two Cheers for Lord Glenelg" [review article]
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vii (1979), pp. 213-237

"Myths of the Protestant Pakehas" [review article]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxxii (1989), pp. 465-474

"Macrons in the Microscope" [review article]
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF HISTORY, xxviii (1994), pp. 86-89

"'That Is Just What We Do Not Want': Exploring the Canadian-New Zealand Comparsion" in Ian Conrich, D. Alessio and I. Sachdev, eds,
SMALL NATIONS, BIG NEIGHBOURS: NEW ZEALAND & CANADA
(Nottingham, UK: Kakapo Books, 2011, Studies in New Zealand Culture No. 13), pp. 5-34

"The Iron Priest: William Wellington Willock and the Vision of Anglican Canterbury"
[joint with Jim McAloon]
PROJECT CANTERBURY (2016): http://anglicanhistory.org/nz/martin_mcaloon2014.pdf

Untitled review article on Nancy M. Taylor,
The New Zealand People at War: The Home Front
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, ii (1989), pp. 110-118

Untitled extended review of M. Dunn, New Zealand Painting
BRITISH REVIEW OF NEW ZEALAND STUDIES, xiv (2003/4), pp. 131-137

SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY

"Canadian Precedents in South African Union, 1870-1910"
SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL, vii (1976), pp. 40-59

"Structures and Futures in Southern African History"
[review article, joint with G.A. Dominy]
HISTORICAL JOURNAL, xxix (1986), pp. 507-513

"Identity and Interaction: A Defence of Natal History" [review article]
JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, xiii (1994), pp. 317-331

HISTORY OF ESSEX
 
"'Housen': evidence for the survival and decline of an Essex dialect plural"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/222-housen-evidence-for-the-survival-and-decline-of-an-essex-dialect-plural 

"Pissingford: an embarrassing Essex place-name"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/300-pissingford-an-embarrassing-essex-place-name-2

"The Essex parish of South Weald and the Doddinghurst List"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/221-the-essex-parish-of-south-weald-and-the-doddinghurst-list
 
"Maryland: an American place-name in east London?"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/320-maryland-an-american-place-name-in-east-london
 
"Whatever happened to Chadwell Street? Notes on the history of an Ilford high road settlement"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/323-whatever-happened-to-chadwell-street
 
"The Reverend William Palin (1803-1882), the Essex village of Stifford and the Grays Steamboats"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/278-the-reverend-william-palin-1803-1882-the-essex-village-of-stifford-and-the-grays-steamboats
 
"Why we say West HAM, and not West'um"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/326-why-we-say-west-ham-and-not-west-um
 
"Havering History Cameos"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/235-havering-history-cameos

"More Havering History Cameos"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/239-more-havering-history-cameos

"Havering History Cameos: Third Series"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/289-havering-history-cameos-third-series-2016-2017 
[The Havering History Cameos are based a weekly Heritage column in the Romford Recorder] 

LISTINGS

"Canadian history on www.gedmartin.net"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/319-canadian-history-on-www-gedmartin-net

"Explorations in the history of Cambridge by Ged Martin"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/301-explorations-in-the-history-of-cambridge-by-ged-martin

"Explorations in the history of Tramore, County Waterford: a list"
https://www.gedmartin.net/martinalia-mainmenu-3/297-explorations-in-the-history-of-tramore-county-waterford-a-list

RESEARCH INTERESTS

The Idea of British North American Union, 1849-1864

The Governance and Political Culture of 19th-century New Brunswick

Capital Punishment in Canadian History

The Career of Alexander Campbell (1822-1892)

The Private Correspondence of the Governor-General of Canada

Biography as a Scholarly Form, including studies of John A. Macdonald, George Brown, Charles Stewart Parnell, Sir Francis Bond Head, Benjamin Hawes, Stevenson Arthur Blackwood, William Palin

The Role of Populism in British and Irish history since 1780

Imperial Federation

W.E. Gladstone and Canada

Goldwin Smith, Canada and Ireland

Winston Churchill and Canada

British Perceptions of Ireland and Irish Issues

Interpretations of New Zealand History

The Canadian World 1856-1878

Past Perceptions of the Future in Australia and Canada

History of south Essex and its Relationship with London

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