Plantation Ireland

Settlement and Material Culture, c.1550-c.1700

Edited by: Colin Rynne, James Lyttleton

This book explores the concept of plantation as a means for explaining change in cultural and economic behaviour. Contents: Rolf Loeber (U Pittsburgh), Biblical and foreign signposts to the Ulster Plantation * Raymond Gillespie (NUIM), The problems of plantations * Sharon Weadick (TCD), How popular were fortified houses in Irish castle building history? * Tadhg O'Keeffe & Sinead Quirke (UCD), Ightermurragh Castle, Co. Cork, in context * Colin Rynne (UCC), Social archaeology of Plantation period ironworks * Audrey Horning (U Leicester), Cultural role of the alehouse in the Ulster Plantation * Colin Breen (UU), Famine and displacement in plantation period Munster * Annaleigh Margey (U Aberdeen), Representing Plantation landscapes * Harold Mytum (U Liverpool), Perspectives on external mortuary monuments of Plantation Ireland * James Lyttleton (Memorial U Newfoundland), The Gaelic aristocracy in Co. Offaly and the Counter-Reformation * Clodagh Tait (U Essex), Relics and the past * Tom Herron (East Carolina U), Early modern Irish settlement and the poetry of Edmund Spenser * Toby Barnard (Hertford College), Last stages of Plantation.

323 pages

Publication Date: 12/20/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821868