A History Of Settlement In Ireland

A History Of Settlement In Ireland

by Terry Barry
     
 

A History of Settlement in Ireland provides a stimulating and thought-provoking overview of the settlement history of Ireland from prehistory to the present day. Particular attention is paid to the issues of settlement change and distribution within the contexts of:
* environment
* demography
* culture.
The collection goes further by setting

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A History of Settlement in Ireland provides a stimulating and thought-provoking overview of the settlement history of Ireland from prehistory to the present day. Particular attention is paid to the issues of settlement change and distribution within the contexts of:
* environment
* demography
* culture.
The collection goes further by setting the agenda for future research in this rapidly expanding area of academic interest.
This volume will be essential reading for all those with an interest in the archaeology, history and social geography of Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415182089
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/18/1999
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
1Reading a landscape manuscript: a review of progress in prehistoric settlement studies in Ireland1
2Settlement in early Ireland: a review50
3Early Christian Ireland: settlement and environment81
4Rural settlement in medieval Ireland110
5Urbanisation in Ireland during the High Middle Ages c. 1100 to c. 1350124
6Plantation Ireland: a review of settlement history140
7Ireland a colony: settlement implications of the revolution in military-administrative, urban and ecclesiastical structures, c. 1550 to c. 1730158
8Settlement and society in eighteenth-century Ireland187
9Trends in nineteenth- and twentieth-century settlement206
10Perspectives on Irish settlement studies228
Bibliography248
Index283

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