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Published: 30 November 2019

240 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620320

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Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Edited by Matthew Kelly

Liverpool University Press

Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland LUP

  • A pioneering collection of essays that brings exciting insights from the environmental humanities to bear on the history of nineteenth-century Ireland
  • Looks at familiar subjects in unfamiliar ways, placing Irish subjects in their transnational contexts
  • Brings together historians, geographers and literary critics in an exciting interdisciplinary mix
  • Invites us to rethink key figures like Daniel O'Connell, Lord Palmerston, Isaac Butt, Emily Lawless and Seumas O'Sullivan
  • A fresh perspective on agricultural improvement, natural history, and the history of landscape preservationism