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  • John Montaño, Professor in the History Department at the University of Delaware

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    University of Delaware
    220 John Munroe Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-0804

    Biography

    ​John Patrick Montaño specializes in early modern English and Irish history. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. His publications include “The Quest for Consensus: the Lord mayor’s Day Shows in the 1670s,” in Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration, Literature Drama, History, ed. by Gerald MacLean, (Cambridge, 1995); Courting the Moderates: Ideology, Propaganda and the Emergence of Party (2002); “‘Dycheying and Hegeying’: Material Culture and the Tudor Plantations in Ireland,” in Studies in Settler Colonialism, ed. by Fiona Bateman and Lionel Pilkington, (Palgrave MacMillan); and The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland in the New Perspectives on Empire Series, (Cambridge, 2011).  He is currently finishing a book tentatively titled Communicating through Culture: Irish Responses to Tudor Colonial Strategies, and working on a new book on the Stuart Plantations in Ireland.  Professor Montaño serves as the Director of the College’s European Studies Program as well as being the Head of Irish Studies Minor.

    Publications

    Books:

    • The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
    • Courting the Moderates: Ideology, Propaganda, and the Emergence of Party, 1660-1678 (University of Delaware Press, 2002).

    Articles and Book Chapters

    • "The Quest for Consensus: the Lord mayor’s Day Shows in the 1670s,” in Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration, Literature Drama, History, ed. by Gerald MacLean, (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
    • “‘Dycheying and Hegeying’: Material Culture and the Tudor Plantations in Ireland,” in Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity and Culture, ed. by Fiona Bateman and Lionel Pilkington (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011).

 

 

220 John Munroe HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassCEED780E8433495BA7151491FEA650B2"><p>​John Patrick Montaño specializes in early modern English and Irish history. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. His publications include “The Quest for Consensus: the Lord mayor’s Day Shows in the 1670s,” in <em>Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration, Literature Drama, History,</em> ed. by Gerald MacLean, (Cambridge, 1995); <em>Courting the Moderates: Ideology, Propaganda and the Emergence of Party </em>(2002); “‘Dycheying and Hegeying’: Material Culture and the Tudor Plantations in Ireland,” in <em>Studies in Settler Colonialism</em>, ed. by Fiona Bateman and Lionel Pilkington, (Palgrave MacMillan<em>)</em>; and <em>The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland </em>in the<em> New Perspectives on Empire Series</em>, (Cambridge, 2011<em>).  </em>He is currently finishing a book tentatively titled <em>Communicating through Culture: Irish Responses to Tudor Colonial Strategies,</em> and working on a new book on the Stuart Plantations in Ireland.  Professor Montaño serves as the Director of the College’s European Studies Program as well as being the Head of Irish Studies Minor.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC89E1E581BDD4001A18B470AA2CA84DB"><h4>Books:</h4><ul><li><em>The Roots of English Colonialism in Ireland</em> (Cambridge University Press, 2011).</li><li><em>Courting the Moderates: Ideology, Propaganda, and the Emergence of Party, 1660-1678</em> (University of Delaware Press, 2002).</li></ul><h4>Articles and Book Chapters</h4><ul><li>"The Quest for Consensus: the Lord mayor’s Day Shows in the 1670s,” in <em>Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration, Literature Drama, History, ed. by Gerald MacLean, </em>(Cambridge University Press, 1995)</li><li>“‘Dycheying and Hegeying’: Material Culture and the Tudor Plantations in Ireland,” in <em>Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity and Culture, ed. by Fiona Bateman and Lionel Pilkington </em>(Palgrave MacMillan, 2011).</li></ul></div>Publicationsjpmon@udel.eduMontaño, John302-831-0804<img alt="Professor John Montano" src="/Images%20Bios/faculty/montano.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professorhttp://primus.nss.udel.edu/CoursesSearch/search-results?first_instr_name=Montanohttp://primus.nss.udel.edu/experts/326597642-John_Patrick_Montano

 

 

The Roots of English Colonialism in IrelandMontaño, JohnCambridge University Press2011https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/british-history-after-1450/roots-english-colonialism-ireland<p>​This is a major new study of the cultural foundations of the Tudor plantations in Ireland and of early English imperialism more generally. John Patrick Montaño traces the roots of colonialism in the key relationship of cultivation and civility in Tudor England and shows the central role this played in Tudor strategies for settling, civilising and colonising Ireland. The book ranges from the role of cartography, surveying and material culture – houses, fences, fields, roads and bridges – in manifesting the new order to the place of diet, leisure, language and hairstyles in establishing cultural differences as a site of conflict between the Irish and the imperialising state and as a justification for the civilising process. It shows that the ideologies and strategies of colonisation which would later be applied in the New World were already apparent in the practices, material culture and hardening attitude towards barbarous customs of the Tudor regime.</p>
Courting the Moderates: Ideology, Propaganda, and the Emergence of Party, 1660-1678Montaño, JohnUniversity of Delaware Press2002https://www.amazon.com/Courting-Moderates-Propaganda-Emergence-1660-1678/dp/0874137705<p>​This book is concerned with the political culture sponsored by the government of Charles II and its role in the emergence of political parties during the Restoration. It argues that various forms of official propaganda existed that expressed coherent ideological positions. These opinions were the necessary precursors to the political parties that emerged after the Exclusion Crisis. While acknowledging the importance of organization in the process of party development, the majority of this work deals with the ideological differences that Restoration political culture helped to expose. The study of political culture here is informed by an interdisciplinary approach to a wide variety of genres. As a result, part one focuses primarily on the printed materials offered by the government to the rapidly expanding political nation.</p>

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