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The Cambridge Social History of Modern Ireland

Edited by Eugenio F. Biagini, University of Cambridge, Mary E. Daly, University College Dublin
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Covering three centuries of unprecedented demographic and economic changes, this textbook is an authoritative and comprehensive view of the shaping of Irish society, at home and abroad, from the famine of 1740 to the present day. The first major work on the history of modern Ireland to adopt a social history perspective, it focuses on the experiences and agency of Irish men, women and children, Catholics and Protestants, and in the North, South and the diaspora. An international team of…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-vii
List of Figures
pp viii-ix
List of Maps
pp x-x
List of Tables
pp xi-xi
List of Contributors
pp xii-xiii
Map
pp xiv-xiv
Editors’ Introduction
pp 1-4
PART I - Geography, Occupations and Social Classes
pp 5-6
1 - Irish Demography since 1740
pp 7-24
By John Fitzgerald, Adjunct Professor in Economics, Trinity College Dublin, formerly Research Professor, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin
2 - Occupation, Poverty and Social Class in pre-Famine Ireland, 1740–1850
pp 25-37
By Peter M. Solar, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Vesalius College, Brussels
3 - Famines and Famine Relief, 1740–2000
pp 38-52
By Mary E. Daly, Professor Emerita of Modern History at University College Dublin and President of the Royal Irish Academy
4 - Languages and Identities
pp 53-67
By Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Professor Emeritus in History, National University of Ireland Galway
5 - Catholic Ireland, 1740–2016
pp 68-87
By Colin Barr, Senior Lecturer in Modern British, Irish and British Imperial History, University of Aberdeen, Daithí Ó Corráin, Lecturer in Modern Irish History, Dublin City University
6 - Protestants
pp 88-111
By Andrew R. Holmes, Lecturer in Modern Irish History, Queen's University Belfast, Eugenio F. Biagini, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge
7 - Town and City
pp 112-128
By David Dickson, Professor of Modern History at the Centre for Irish, Scottish and Comparative Studies of Trinity College Dublin
8 - The Farmers since 1850
pp 129-144
By Paul Rouse, Lecturer in History, University College Dublin
9 - The Irish Working Class and the Role of the State, 1850–2016
pp 145-160
By Henry Patterson, Emeritus Professor of Irish Politics, University of Ulster
10 - The Big House
pp 161-176
By Terence Dooley, Professor of Modern History, Maynooth University, National University of Ireland
11 - The Changing Role of the Middle Classes in Twentieth-Century Ireland
pp 177-192
By Joseph Ruane, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University College Cork, Jennifer Todd, Professor of Politics, University College Dublin
PART II - People, Culture and Communities
pp 193-194
12 - Consumption and Living Conditions, 1750–2016
pp 195-211
By Andy Bielenberg, Senior Lecturer in History, University College Cork, John O'hagan, Professor of Economics, Trinity College Dublin
13 - Housing in Ireland, 1740–2016
pp 212-232
By Ellen Rowley, School of Architecture, University College Dublin and Tenement Museum Dublin Project, Dublin City Council
14 - Food in Ireland since 1740
pp 233-243
By Juliana Adelman, Lecturer in History, Dublin City University
15 - Literacy and Education
pp 244-260
By Ciaran O'neill, Ussher Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century History, Trinity College Dublin
16 - Health and Welfare, 1750–2000
pp 261-281
By Catherine Cox, Lecturer in History, University College Dublin
17 - Old Age, Death and Mourning
pp 282-296
By Patricia Lysaght, Professor Emerita in Irish Folklore, University College Dublin
18 - Celebrations and the Rituals of Life
pp 297-311
By Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, Professor of Irish Language and Literature, Concurrent Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
19 - Gender Roles in Ireland since 1740
pp 312-326
By Lindsey Earner-Byrne, Lecturer in History, University College Dublin, Diane Urquhart, Reader in Modern Irish History, Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool
20 - Childhood since 1740
pp 327-343
By Sarah-Anne Buckley, Lecturer in History, National University of Ireland Galway, Susannah Riordan, Lecturer in History, University College Dublin
21 - Marriage, Sexuality and the Law in Ireland
pp 344-362
By Maria Luddy, Professor of Modern Irish History, University of Warwick
22 - Crime and Punishment
pp 363-382
By Mark Finnane, Professor of History, Griffi th University, Ian O'donnell, Professor of Criminology, University College Dublin
23 - Associational Life, Leisure and Identity since 1740
pp 383-402
By William Murphy, Lecturer in the School of History and Geography, Dublin City University
PART III - Emigration, Immigration and the Wider Irish World
pp 403-404
24 - Irish Emigrations in a Comparative Perspective
pp 405-422
By Kevin Kenny, Professor of Modern History, Boston College
25 - The Diaspora in Comparative and Multi-generational Perspective
pp 423-438
By Bronwen Walter, Professor Emerita of Irish Diaspora Studies, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
26 - Minorities
pp 439-458
By Eugenio F. Biagini, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge
27 - Political Violence and the Irish Diaspora
pp 459-477
By Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, Sheffield University
28 - The Irish in Australia and New Zealand
pp 478-496
By Angela McCarthy, Professor of Scottish and Irish History and Associate Director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Otago
29 - Irish America
pp 497-514
By Timothy Meagher, Associate Professor of Modern History and University Archivist, Catholic University of America in Washington
30 - The Irish in Britain
pp 515-533
By Roger Swift, Emeritus Professor of Victorian Studies, University of Chester, Sean Campbell, Reader in Media and Culture, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
31 - Missionary Empires and the Worlds They Made
pp 534-550
By Sarah Roddy, Lecturer in Modern Irish History, University of Manchester
32 - Cultural Transmission, Irish Associational Culture and the ‘Marching’ Tradition
pp 551-565
By D. A. J. MacPherson, Lecturer in History, University of the Highlands and Islands
33 - Migration and Integration since 1991
pp 566-585
By Irial Glynn, Lecturer in Modern History, Universiteit Leiden
Epilogue: Remembering and Forgetting in Modern Irish History
pp 586-603
By Guy Beiner, Lecturer in Modern History, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Eunan O'halpin, Bank of Ireland Professor of Contemporary History, Trinity College Dublin
Appendix: Mapping Ireland's Changing Demography, 1834–2002
pp 604-620
By Niall Cunningham, Lecturer in Human Geography, Durham University, Ian Gregory, Professor of Digital Humanities, Lancaster University
Index
pp 621-635
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Online ISBN: 9781316155271
Published online: 09 August 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9781107095588
Hardback publication date: 27 April 2017
Paperback ISBN: 9781107479401
Paperback publication date: 27 April 2017

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