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Reflections

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book closes with a critical assessment of the Dublin nationalist press in mid-nineteenth century Ireland. It discusses the challenges that faced the political activists, the concept of the unity ... More


The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Sarah-Anne Buckley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Cruelty Man represents the first comprehensive account of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) in Ireland, from its foundations in 1889, to the passing of ... More


Mad Science and the Empire: Fitz-James O’Brien and Robert Cromie

Jack Fennell

in Irish Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at the nineteenth century and the historical context in which the stock figure of the ‘mad scientist’ first appeared, which was coincidentally a time of political agitation and ... More


Literacy, Language and Reading in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Rebecca Barr, Sarah-Anne Buckley, and Muireann O'Cinneide (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942081
eISBN:
9781789623628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume of essays explores the multiple forms and functions of reading and writing in nineteenth-century Ireland. This century saw a dramatic transition in literacy levels and in the education ... More


Photography and Leisure: The Rise of the Photographic Studio in Mid- to Late-Nineteenth-Century Dublin

Orla Fitzpatrick

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The increased purchase and consumption of photographic portraits in nineteenth century Ireland was both a cultural expression of leisure and evidence of its commodification. New technologies ... More


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