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Author Scally, Robert James, author

Title The end of hidden Ireland : rebellion, famine, and emigration / Robert James Scally
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 266 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction; 1. The Townland; 2. The Land System; 3. Land and Society around Strokestown; 4 Ballykilcline: Deputies and Defendants; 5. "Rebellion" in Ballykilcline, 1836-1847; 6. Eviction; 7. Knowledge and Isolation; 8. The Way Out; 9. Liverpool and the Celtic Sea; 10. The Crossing: "Just Over a River"; Epilogue: Identity and Emigration; Notes; Index
Summary Traces the emigration of an entire Irish village at the time of the Great Famine from their home, through Liverpool, to America. The author's textured analysis of Irish society "from the bottom up" stresses changing mentalities and the hidden pressures of famine
Analysis Roscommon (Ireland : County)
Social conditions History, 1846-1914
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-259) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Country life -- Ireland -- Ballykilcline -- History -- 19th century.
Famines -- Ireland -- Ballykilcline -- History -- 19th century.
Villages -- Ireland -- Ballykilcline -- History -- 19th century.
Ballykilcline (Ireland) -- Emigration and immigration.
Ballykilcline (Ireland) -- History.
Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195055829 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0195106598 (paperback; alk. paper)
0195363647 (electronic bk.)
0585323623 (electronic bk.)
9780195055825 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780195106596 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780195363647 (electronic bk.)
9780585323626 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)