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Plantation Ireland : settlement and material culture, c.1550-c.1700 /

"The year 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of the Plantation of Ulster. This timely book explores the concept of plantation as a model for explaining change in cultural and social behaviour in early modern Ireland. Focusing on the implications that the various plantation schemes had for economi...

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Other Authors: Lyttleton, James., Rynne, Colin.
Format: Book
Published: Dublin : Four Courts Press, c2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : new approaches to plantation-period Ireland /James Lyttleton and Colin Rynne
  • "Certayn notes" : Biblical and foreign signposts to the Ulster Plantation / Rolf Loeber
  • The problems of plantations : material culture and social change in early modern Ireland / Raymond Gillespie
  • How popular were fortified houses in Irish castle building history? : a look at their numbers in the archaeological record and distribution patterns / Sharon Weadick
  • A house at the birth of modernity : Ightermurragh Castle in context / Tadgh O{u2019}Keeffe & Sinéad Quirke
  • "The root of all vice and bestiality" :exploring the cultural role of the alehouse in the Ulster Plantation / Audrey Horning
  • Famine and displacement in plantation-period Munster / Colin Breen
  • Representing plantation landscapes : the mapping of Ulster, c.1560-1640 / Annaleigh Margey
  • Archaeological perspectives on external mortuary monuments of plantation Ireland / Harold Mytum
  • Faith of our fathers : the Gaelic aristocracy in Co. Offaly and the Counter-Reformation / James Lyttleton
  • Relics and the past : the material culture of Catholic martyrdom in Ireland / Clodagh Tait
  • Irish archaeology and the poetry of Edmund Spenser : content and context / Thomas Herron
  • The social archaeology of plantation-period ironworks in Ireland ; immigrant industrial communities and technology transfer, c.1560-1640 / Colin Rynne
  • Last stages of plantation / Toby Barnard.