An Historical Geography of Ireland

  • ID: 1756867
  • Book
  • Region: Ireland
  • 454 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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An Historical Geography of Ireland offers students a comprehensive reassessment of the evolution of society and economy in Ireland, presenting an informed account of how that past illuminates the present. In this volume distinguished scholars synthesize recent research in Irish historical geography and economic history and present it in an explicit theoretical framework. Starting from the ninth century and continuing to the present it examines both the internal and external forces that have shaped Ireland.

Key Features
Comprehensive historical geography of Ireland in one volume
Covers the Irish diaspora, especially to the US
Starts from the ninth century and continues to the present day
Places Ireland in its international context
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Contributors.
Acknowledgements.
List of Illustrations.
List of Tables.
B.J. Graham, Early Medieval Ireland: Settlement as an Indicator of Economic and Social Transformation.
B.J. Graham, The High Middle Ages.
T.B. Barry, Date Medieval Ireland: The Debate on Social and Economic Transformation.
R. Gillespie, Explorers, Exploiters and Entrepreneurs: Early Modern Ireland and its Context.
L. Kennedy and L.A. Clarkson, Secular Trends and Regional Variation in Irish Population.
L.J. Proudfoot, Regionalism and Localism: Religious Change and Social Protest.
L.J. Proudfoot , Spatial Transformation and Social Agency: Property Society and Improvement.
S.A. Royle, Industrialisation, Urbanisation and Urban Society in Post-Famine Ireland.
M. Turner, Rural Economies in Post-Famine Ireland.
C.J. Houston and W.J. Smyth, The Irish Diaspora: Emigration to the New World.
B. Collins, The Irish in Britain.
W.J. Smyth, The Making of Ireland: Agendas and Perspectives in Cultural Geography.
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Graham, B. J.
Brian Graham is a Senior Lecturer in Geography in the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of Ulster in Coleraine.
Proudfoot, L. G.
Lindsay Proudfoot is a Lecturer in Geography in the School of Geosciences at The Queen's University of Belfast.
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