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224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719074370

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Social change and everyday life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Caitriona Clear

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Aimed at the senior second-level and third-level history and sociology and anthropology/folklore student, Irish studies courses, Ireland, Britain and worldwide, gender studies and the general reader/lover of history
  • Challenges some of the accepted beliefs about Ireland in this period, giving fresh perspectives on marriage, education, public health, institutions, extreme poverty
  • Could be a bit controversial
  • Each chapter contains some never-seen-before original research, woven in to the discussion along with evidence from secondary sources including the scholarship of the past fifty years
  • Readable, accessible, colourful, using individual stories and voices where possible, incorporating evidence from fiction, ballad and autobiography as well as more conventional sources