Urban Spaces in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

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Urban Spaces in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland, 3

2018

November 15th, 2018

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Urban spaces in nineteenth-century Ireland is a wide-ranging and innovative collection of essays, which offers new insights on the Irish urban experience. Adopting a spatial approach, the essays presented in this collection move beyond study of events that happened and people who lived in the towns and cities of nineteenth-century Ireland, instead exploring the ways in which particular urban spaces were constructed and experienced. Focusing on a range of urban spaces, from individual streets and districts, to schools, asylums and entire cities, they highlight both the multifaceted nature of the Irish urban experience and the potential of the spatial approach to the study of history.

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Georgina Laragy is Glasnevin Trust Assistant Professor in Public History and Cultural Heritage at Trinity College Dublin. Olwen Purdue is Lecturer in History and Director of the Centre for Public History at Queen’s University Belfast. Jonathan Jeffrey Wright is Lecturer in British History at Maynooth University.