A History of Women in Ireland, 1500-1800


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This is the first general survey of the history of women in early modern Ireland. Based on an impressive range of source material, it presents the results of original research into women's lives and experiences in Ireland from 1500 to 1800. This was a time of considerable change in Ireland as English colonisation, religious reform and urbanisation transformed society on the island. Gaelic social order based on dynastic lordships and Brehon Law gave way to an anglicised and centralised form of government and an English legal ...

A History of Women in Ireland, 1500-1800 2004, Longman Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780582404298

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