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Nature and the environment in nineteenth-century Ireland

Author: Matthew Kelly
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Series: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The environmental humanities are one of the most exciting and rapidly expanding areas of interdisciplinary study, and this collection of essays is a pioneering attempt to apply these approaches to the study of nineteenth-century Ireland. By bringing together historians, geographers and literary scholars, the volume offers new and original insights into familiar topics.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Kelly
ISBN: 1789620325 9781789620320
OCLC Number: 1089432256
Description: xi, 231 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Matthew Kelly --
1 The Nature of Improvement in Ireland / Helen O'Connell --
2 Palmerston's Conquest of Sligo / David Brown --
3 `A Voice for Ireland': Isaac Butt, Environmental Justice, and the Dilemmas of the Irish Land Question / Colin W. Reid --
4 `In the Open Country': Nature and the Environment during the `Monster' Meeting Campaign of 1843 / Huston Gilmore --
5 Therapeutic Environments in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Hybrid Spaces and Practices / Ronan Foley --
6 On Why the UK's First National Park Might Have Been in Ireland / Matthew Kelly --
7 Towards an Environmental History of Nineteenth-Century Dublin / Juliana Adelman --
8 Mainstream or Tributary? The Question of `Hibernian' Fishes in William Thompson's The Natural History of Ireland (1849 --
56) / Mary Orr --
9 The Ocean of Truth: Atlantic Imagery in Emily Lawless's Major Lawrence, F.L.S. (1885) and Grania: The Story of an Island (1892) / Patrick Maume --
10 Seumas O'Sullivan and Revivalist Nature Poetry / Sean Hewitt.
Series Title: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (Series)
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Kelly.

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