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An Historical Geography of Ireland : B.J. Grahamdept. Env. Studiesu U Colerainecoleraineco. Londo - B. J. Graham

An Historical Geography of Ireland

B.J. Grahamdept. Env. Studiesu U Colerainecoleraineco. Londo

Paperback Published: 5th January 1993
ISBN: 9780122948817
Number Of Pages: 454

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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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"A worthwhile and interesting read." --IRISH HISTORIC SETTLEMENT NEWSLETTER

"The book is particularly suited for study at university level. The volume is greatly enhanced by a large number of well produced maps... This publication is a most welcome synthesis of recent work well-suited for the teaching and researching of Irelandshistorical geography." --GEOGRAPHY

"Taken as a whole the volume provides a timely syntesis which deserves a wide readership in geography, history, and European Studies." --J.M. Powell in ANNALS of AMERICAN GEOGRAPHERS

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Early Medieval Ireland: Settlement as an Indicator of Economic and Social Transformation
The High Middle Ages
Date Medieval Ireland: The Debate on Social and Economic Transformation
Explorers, Exploiters and Entrepreneurs: Early Modern Ireland and its Context
Secular Trends and Regional Variation in Irish Population
Regionalism and Localism: Religious Change and Social Protest
Spatial Transformation and Social Agency: Property Society and Improvement
Industrialisation, Urbanisation and Urban Society in Post-Famine Ireland
Rural Economies in Post-Famine Ireland
The Irish Diaspora: Emigration to the New World
The Irish in Britain
The Making of Ireland: Agendas and Perspectives in Cultural Geography
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ISBN: 9780122948817
ISBN-10: 0122948815
Series: B.J. Grahamdept. Env. Studiesu U Colerainecoleraineco. Londo
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 454
Published: 5th January 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.36 x 16.99  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.77