Social change and everyday life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Social change and everyday life in Ireland, 1850-1922

by Caitriona Clear


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ISBN-13: 9780719074387
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

Caitriona Clear lectures in modern Irish and European History at NUI, Galway

Table of Contents

Key dates in Irish political history
Religion: explanatory note
Chapter 1: Farm work
Chapter 2: Non-agricultural work
Chapter 3: Education
Chapter 4:Emigration and migration
Chapter 5: Marriage
Chapter 6: Public health
Chapter 7: Institutions
Chapter 8: On the margins: vagrants and prostitutes
Chapter 9: Housing, food, clothes

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Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
wyvernfriend on LibraryThing 29 days ago
While it does read like a series of lectures on the topic it is an interesting look at a time of great change in Ireland from urban to rural and from farmer focus to factory focus. This is the post-famine era up to independence so it's quite a busy time in Ireland and a complete change in focus and society.A great glimpse into the period but I'm not sure sometimes that things are quite as easily explained as they're presented.