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Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Matthew Kelly


The environmental humanities are one of the most exciting and rapidly expanding areas of interdisciplinary study, and this collection of essays is a pioneering attempt to apply these approaches to the study of nineteenth-century Ireland. By bringing together historians, geographers, and literary scholars, new insights are offered into familiar subjects and unfamiliar subjects are brought out into the light. Essays re-considering O’Connellism, Lord Palmerston, and Isaac Butt rub shoulders with examinations of agricultural improvement, Dublin’s animal geographies, and Ireland’s healing places. L ... More

Keywords: Environmental history, Environmental humanities, Nineteenth century, Ireland, Great Famine, Agency, Human / non-human nature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781789620320
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Kelly, editor