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Infrastructure and the architectures of modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 / edited by Gary A. Boyd and John McLaughlin. - xviii, 213 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 x 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Negation : the General Post Office and a collapsing of time / Gary A. Boyd -- Power : are you getting the light? Ardnacrusha, the rural electrification scheme and illuminating Ireland's peripheries / Gareth Doherty -- Health : sanatoria and the search for an Irish Paimio / Ellen Rowley -- Bus transportation - Córas Iompair Éireann and Michael Scott / Sarah Lappin and Una Walker -- Media : America at home - the RTÉ television centre / Kevin Donovan -- Aviation : into the West - Rineanna and the jumbo jet / Anna Ryan -- Education : 'my factor has got a tractor shed like this' - the Doyles, the concrete frame and the democratisation of education / Aoibheann Ní Mhearáin -- Telecommunications : infrastructural adhocism / Brian Ward -- Roads : 'we must have motorways'. Ireland, the highway and modernity / Denis Linehan -- Precipitation : clouds, chips and the city / John McLaughlin.

9781472446862 (hardback) : £45.00

2014049099

GBB474798 bnb


Architecture--History--Ireland--20th century.
Architecture--History--Ireland--21st century.
Infrastructure (Economics)--History--Ireland--20th century.
Infrastructure (Economics)--History--Ireland--21th century.

NA2543.S6 / I52 2015

720.9415

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