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Famine, land and culture in Ireland

Famine, land and culture in Ireland

Author: Carla King
Publisher: Dublin : University college Dublin Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Land has been a dominant theme in modern Irish history, extending to political and cultural issues as well as permeating social and economic ones.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla King
ISBN: 1900621479 9781900621472
OCLC Number: 469730609
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: X-227 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Bastardy and the Great Famine - Ireland 1845-50; famine evictions; Parnell, Davitt and the Irish land question; Davitt after the Land League; agricultural labourers and the land question; landlords and the land question, 1879 1909; the hidden history of the Irish land war - a guide to local resources; an Irish school of art? Depictions of the landscape in a critical period; land and Liam O'Flaherty; women, work and memory in rural Ireland; a rural policy for the 21st century.
Responsibility: ed ; by Carla King.
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"an interdisciplinary collection of essays, which ranges from the painstakingly researched to lightly-annotated-but-generally-insightful contributions." Irish Studies Review 9 (3) 2001 "Eleven Read more...

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