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ISBN : 9780906602133
The third volume in the Irish County History Series. This is the most comprehensive multi-disciplinary study ever undertaken on Kilkenny. Archaeologists, medievalists, Celtic scholars, geographers, placename scholars and historians of economics, culture and politics combine to provide an attractive account of this key region.
Twenty-five original essays by distinguished scholars place Kilkenny in its local, national and European contexts.
William Nolan is lecturer in Geography, University College, Dublin.
Kevin Whelan is a Newman Scholar in the department of Geography, University College, Dublin.
All interested in getting to know Ireland through its regions. Kilkenny people at home and abroad. Suitable for both the academic and general reader.
The archaeology of early settlement in county Kilkenny
Some crosses of county Kilkenny
The early development of the medieval town of Kilkenny
County Kilkenny in the Anglo-Norman period
Richard de Ledrede, John Clyn, James Grace, David Rothe - the earliest chroniclers of Kilkenny
The Ormond Butlers of county Kilkenny
Territorial, social and settlement hierarchies in seventeenth century Kilkenny
The changing composition of Kilkenny's landowners 1641-1700
The Catholic Church in county Kilkenny 1600-1800
Social and economic conflict in county Kilkenny 1600-1800
The social and economic evolution of Kilkenny in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Callan - a corporate town 1700-1800
Parlimentary representation in county Kilkenny in the eighteenth century
Inland city: Reflections on eighteenth century Kilkenny
Old World antecedents, new World adaptations: Inistioge immigrants in Newfoundland
Scríobhaithe lámhscríbhinní Gaelige in nCill Chainnigh 1700-1800
David Aher and Hill Clements' map of county Kilkenny
Irish language and literature in county Kilkenny in the nineteenth century
The Tithe War in county Kilkenny 1830-1834
Fr Robert O'Keeffe, parish priest and the Callan controversy 1869-1881
The cot fishermen of the River Nore
Nixie Boran and the colliery community of north Kilkenny
Social life and local meaning: 'Thomastown' county Kilkenny
Inscape: life and landscape in Callan and county Kilkenny
A select bibliography of county Kilkenny