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Homicide in pre-famine and famine Ireland

Author: Richard McMahon, (Research fellow)
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The title provides a quantitative and contextual analysis of homicide in pre-famine and famine Ireland, placing the Irish experience within a comparative framework and drawing wider inferences about the history of interpersonal violence in Europe and beyond.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard McMahon, (Research fellow)
ISBN: 9781846319471 1846319471
OCLC Number: 857110255
Description: xiii, 221 pages : illustrations
Contents: Homicide rates in Ireland, 1801-1850 --
'Do you want to pick a fight out of me?' : homicide and personal relations --
'Sending them to heaven' : homicide and the family --
'The tranquility of a barrel of gun powder' : homicide and land --
'The madness of party' : homicide and sectarianism.
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