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$28.95

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Published: 28 February 2014

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719091346


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Politics, pauperism and power in late nineteenth-century Ireland

Virginia Crossman

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Available in paperback for the first time
  • Essential reading for social and political historians of nineteenth-century Ireland
  • Explores the meanings of poverty, destitution and respectability in post-famine Ireland through the institution of the poor law
  • Original in content and interpretation
  • Previous works have focussed either on the relief system or on political developments
  • Analyses poor law administration from a social and a political perspective
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