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Food rioting in Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : the 'moral economy' and the Irish crowd / James Kelly.

By: Kelly, James, 1959-.
Publisher: Dublin : Four Courts Press, [2017]Description: 271 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846826399 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Food riots -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century | Food riots -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century | Ireland -- Social conditions -- 18th century | Ireland -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852DDC classification: 941.5081 Summary: 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.
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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.

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