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Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century
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Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Leeann Lane and William Murphy

Abstract

In an introduction and twelve essays Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century addresses the topic of leisure in the case of Ireland during the long nineteenth century. The essays remind us that the study of leisure can contribute to our understanding of what we used to call societies and classes, and now more often call cultures, through assessing how time was structured for individuals and groups and by seeking to understand how Irish people spent their ‘free’ time. The authors explore the factors that facilitated or inhibited people’s choices and they examine the meaning and values th ... More

Keywords: Leisure, Ireland, nineteenth century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381823
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leeann Lane, editor
Dublin City University

William Murphy, editor

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Introduction

Leeann Lane and William Murphy

Leisure and Associational Culture

Leisure Spaces

Leisure in Literature

Leisure, Tourism and Travel

Leisure and Female Élites

End Matter