253 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm.
9781846319419 hardback 1846319412 hardback
Reappraisals in Irish history ; 4.
'Poverty and the Poor Law in Ireland' provides a detailed and comprehensive assessment of the ideological basis and practical operation of the poor law system in the post-famine period in Ireland.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -242) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Concepts of poverty and poor relief Context and trends Outdoor relief The workhouse The sick, infirm, and lunatics Single mothers and prostitutes Mendicancy and vagrancy Conclusion.
KDK895 .C7 2013
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.