Cavan: Essays on the History of an Irish County

Cavan: Essays on the History of an Irish County

by Raymond Gillespie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716525542

ISBN-13: 9780716525547

Pub. Date: 11/01/1995

Publisher: Irish Academic Press

Most of the nine essays began as lectures to the Cumann Seanchais Bhreifne, a historical society devoted to the county, during the winter of 1993-94. The contributors, professional historians and geographers, have updated their studies from the 1995 first edition to reflect both new information and new thinking about existing evidence. After a look at the making of…  See more details below

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Most of the nine essays began as lectures to the Cumann Seanchais Bhreifne, a historical society devoted to the county, during the winter of 1993-94. The contributors, professional historians and geographers, have updated their studies from the 1995 first edition to reflect both new information and new thinking about existing evidence. After a look at the making of the landscape, they proceed from the Middle Ages to World War I. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716525547
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

Introduction : people, place and time9
Perspectives on the making of the Cavan landscape14
Cavan : a medieval border area37
The Anglicisation of East Breifne : the O'Reillys and the emergence of county Cavan51
The reformation in Kilmore before 164173
Faith, family and fortune : the structures of everyday life in early modern Cavan99
The formation of the modern Catholic Church in the diocese of Kilmore, 1580-1880115
Poverty and the famine in county Cavan139
The emergence and consolidation of the home rule movement in county Cavan, 1870-86159
Cavan in the era of the Great War, 1914-18177

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