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A History of Settlement in Ireland - Terry B. Barry

A History of Settlement in Ireland

By: Terry B. Barry (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 18th November 1999
ISBN: 9780415182089
Number Of Pages: 320

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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.

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Reading a landscape manuscript: a review of progress in prehistoric settlement studies in Irelandp. 1
Settlement in early Ireland: a reviewp. 50
Early Christian Ireland: settlement and environmentp. 81
Rural settlement in medieval Irelandp. 110
Urbanisation in Ireland during the High Middle Ages c. 1100 to c. 1350p. 124
Plantation Ireland: a review of settlement historyp. 140
Ireland a colony: settlement implications of the revolution in military-administrative, urban and ecclesiastical structures, c. 1550 to c. 1730p. 158
Settlement and society in eighteenth-century Irelandp. 187
Trends in nineteenth- and twentieth-century settlementp. 206
Perspectives on Irish settlement studiesp. 228
Bibliographyp. 248
Indexp. 283
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ISBN: 9780415182089
ISBN-10: 0415182085
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 18th November 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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