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The Cambridge Social History of Modern Ireland

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Edited by Eugenio F. Biagini, University of Cambridge, Mary E. Daly, University College Dublin

Description

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…

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Key features

  • The first major work on the history of modern Ireland to move away from the traditional domination of political narratives and adopt a social history perspective
  • Incorporates up-to-date research on topics such as population, the economy, occupations, property ownership, class and migration
  • Examines the interaction of the individual and the state in the areas of welfare, education, crime and policing

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316155271
  • Subjects History,Twentieth Century British History
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 01 June 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107095588
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.42kg
    • Page extent: 648 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 01 June 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107479401
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.28kg
    • Page extent: 648 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 09 August 2018
    • ISBN: 9781316155271

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