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Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Caitriona Clear


Men and women who were born, grew up and died in Ireland between 1850 and 1922 made decisions—to train, to emigrate, to stay at home, to marry, to stay single, to stay at school—based on the knowledge and resources they had at the time. This, a comprehensive social history of Ireland for the years 1850–1922, explores that knowledge and discusses those resources, for men and women at all social levels on the island as a whole. Original research, particularly on extreme poverty and public health, is supplemented by neglected published sources, including local history journals, popular autobiogra ... More

Keywords: Ireland, Irish social history, extreme poverty, public health, folklore, Irish historiography, emigration, stay at home, marriage, school

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780719074370
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caitriona Clear, author