Old Age in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Ageing Under the Union

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Old Age in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Ageing Under the Union - Gilleard, Chris
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Using a combination of statistical analysis of census material and social history, this book describes the ageing of Ireland's population from the start of the Union up to the introduction of the old age pension in 1908. It examines the changing demography of the country following the Famine and the impact this had on household and family structure. It explores the growing problem of late life poverty and the residualisation of the aged sick and poor in the workhouse. Despite slow improvements in many areas of life for the ...

Old Age in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Ageing Under the Union 2017, Palgrave Pivot

ISBN-13: 9781137585400

2017 edition

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