Forgetting to Remember ORR: Death and Ambiguous Remembrance in Modern Ireland; Notes; Varieties of Irish Famine Death

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Abstract

Death and Dying in Ireland, Britain, and Europe provides a unique new perspective on Irish history and is a truly multi-disciplinary and dynamic approach to an emerging style called the 'new social history.' It is a pioneering book that presents a history of death and dying in Ireland and Europe, from pre-history to the 20th century, focusing on virtually every era and from a diverse and broad range of perspectives. Martyrdom is examined through the phenomenon of the hunger strike and its impact on Irish life, and in particular, the Cork and Brixton hunger strikes of 1920. The history of
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDeath and dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe historical perspectives
EditorsJames Kelly, Mary Ann Lyons
Place of PublicationKildare, Ireland
PublisherIrish Academic Press
Pages171-202
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)0-7165-3192-5
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Death -- Social aspects -- History
  • Electronic books

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