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Kelly, James, 1959-

Food rioting in Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : the 'moral economy' and the Irish crowd / James Kelly. - 271 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Food rioting, one of the most studied manifestations of purposeful protest internationally, was practised in Ireland for a century and a half between the early eighteenth century and 1860. This book provides a fully documented account of this phenomenon, and seeks to lay the foundations for a more structured analysis of popular protests during a period when riotous behaviour was normative. ... Book cover.

9781846826399 (hbk.) : £40.00

GBB7B4543 bnb

018409020 Uk

Food riots--History--Ireland--18th century.
Food riots--History--Ireland--19th century.

Ireland--Social conditions--18th century.
Ireland--Social conditions--19th century.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852.


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