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Imprint:Dublin : Geography Publications, c1996.
Description:xxx, 848 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county
Subject:Galway (Ireland : County) -- History.
Ireland -- Galway (County)
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Moran, Gerard P., M.A.
Gillespie, Raymond.
Notes:Two maps on 2 folded leaves in pocket.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Some essays in Irish.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword : the personality of Galway / Alf Mac Lochlainn
  • The Anglo-Normans and their castles in County Galway / Patrick Holland
  • The topography of medieval and early modern Galway city / Paul Walsh
  • From warlords to landlords : political and social change in Galway 1540-1640 / Bernadette Cunningham
  • Religion and the laity in early modern Galway / Thomas Connors
  • Aspects of intellectual life in seventeenth century Galway / Nollaig Ó Muraíle
  • The transfer of power : Galway 1642-1703 / Sheila Mulloy
  • The politics of the "Protestant ascendancy" : County Galway 1650-1832 / James Kelly
  • The worlds of a Galway squire : Robert French of Monivea 1716-1779 / T.C. Barnard
  • Landlords and land usage in eighteenth century Galway / Karen Harvey
  • The Galway tribes as landowners and gentry / Patrick Melvin
  • The response of the poor law to the Great Famine in County Galway / Christine Kinealy
  • The encumbered estates court and Galway land ownnership 1849-1858 / Pádraig G. Lane
  • Bishop John Macevilly and the Catholic Church in late nineteenth century Galway / Liam Bane
  • Minor famines and relief in Galway 1515-1925 / Timothy P. O'Neill
  • From Connacht to North America : state-aided emigration from County Galway in the 1880s / Gerard Moran
  • 'Waiting for the promised money' : trade unionism in County Galway 1890-1914 / John Cunningham
  • The 'western outpost' : local government and women's suffrage in County Galway 1898-1918 / Mary Clancy
  • Farmers against nationalists : the rise and fall of Clann na Talmhan in Galway / Tony Varley
  • Scríobhaithe lámhscríbhinní Gaeilge i nGaillimh 1700-1900 / William Mahon
  • The Galway Gaeltacht 1926-1981 : a socio-linguistic study of continuity and change / Pádraig Ó Riágain
  • Trends in population and settlement in County Galway 1971-1991 / Mary Cawley
  • Fear ceoil Ghlinsce : Colm Ó Caodháin / Ríonach uí Ógáin
  • The road, the house, and the grave : a poetics of Galway space 1900-1970 / Patrick Sheeran
  • Galway County library archives and a select bibliography of County Galway / Mary Kavanagh
  • Early ecclesiastical settlement names of County Galway / Dónall Mac Giolla Easpaig.