The First Irish Cities

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The First Irish Cities

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Author: David Dickson

Type: Paperback

ISBN: 9780300266160

Date: 1st March, 2022

Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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  2. History and Archaeology

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The untold story of a group of Irish cities and their remarkable development before the age of industrialization A backward corner of Europe in 1600, Ireland was transformed during the following centuries. This was most evident in the rise of its cities, notably Dublin and Cork. David Dickson explores ten urban centers and their patterns of physical, social, and cultural evolution, relating this to the legacies of a violent past, and he reflects on their subsequent partial eclipse. Beautifully illustrated, this account reveals how the country's cities were distinctive and-through the Irish diaspora-influential beyond Ireland's shores.

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