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Introduction: Maps, Modernity, Modernism

Cóilín Parsons

in The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The Introduction covers five major areas. First, it offers a sketch of some important moments in Irish cartographic history before the Survey, particularly those that foreshadow the Survey. Second, ... More


Archive: The Ordnance Survey Letters

Cóilín Parsons

in The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on a rich historical archive that has been largely neglected by scholars of Irish cultural history: the letters and memoirs of the fieldworkers of the Ordnance Survey’s ... More


The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Cóilín Parsons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature argues that a strand of Irish literature that we now recognize as modernist has its roots deep in the nineteenth century, in the attempt by the British ... More


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DAVID HARRISON

in The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The situation on the west coast main road was typical of national highways in most of medieval England. There were also bridges on secondary roads where they crossed large and small rivers. Many of ... More


From Dublin to Dehra Dun: Language, Translation and the Mapping of Ireland and India

Nessa Cronin

in Literacy, Language and Reading in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942081
eISBN:
9781789623628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942081.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter highlights the visual literacy of national territory and colonial space and makes clear the links between cartographic and scientific modes of reading colonial landscapes and the ... More


Recuperating Ruins

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

As has been well documented, images of the British landscape performed an important propagandist role in the Second World War, particularly after the fall of France in June 1940, when Britain faced ... More


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