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The depiction of eviction in Ireland 1845-1910

The depiction of eviction in Ireland 1845-1910

Author: Lewis Perry Curtis
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Dispossession has a long and tortuous history in Ireland, reaching back to the eleventh century. In the Victorian era, evictions became major social, cultural and political events, especially with  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Perry Curtis
ISBN: 1906359571 9781906359577 190635958X 9781906359584
OCLC Number: 834997345
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-386 p.-[32] p. de pl.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Dispossession and Irish Land Laws; The Famine Evictions; Interlude, 1855-78; The First Land War, 1879-83; The Second Land War, 1886-90; The Plan Evictions, 1887-90; Resistance, 1886-9; The Battering Ram, 1887-90; Falcarragh: The Olphert Estate, 1888-90; Plus ca Change, 1890-1900; The Third Land War, 1900-10; Epilogue: The Land Quest; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: L. Perry Curtis, Jr.


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'As veteran American historian, L. Perry Curtis Jr, reminds us at the start of this important new study, forcible ejection from one's homestead is as old as Adam and Eve. Like the loss of Eden, Read more...

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