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Published: 01 March 2014

272 Pages | 6 maps, 1 b&w illustration, 10 graphs

6-1/8 x 9-3/16 inches

ISBN: 9781846319419

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Poverty and the Poor Law in Ireland 18501914

Virginia Crossman

Liverpool University Press

  • Provides a new interpretative framework for conceptualising and understanding poverty and welfare in post-Famine Ireland.
  • Written by the leading academic researcher in the field and based on extensive research in Irish archives.
  • Offers fresh perspectives on the poor law system and reveals the extent of local and regional variations in relief.