Provincial Towns in Early Modern England and Ireland: Change, Convergence, and Divergence

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British Academy, 2002 - History - 278 pages
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Between 1500 and 1800 the development of England and Ireland became closely intertwined, and the urban systems of both countries underwent changes of great long-term significance. This volume brings together historians and geographers from both Britain and Ireland to examine the common themes affecting provincial towns.
 

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change convergence and
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Kilkenny 15001700
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Small towns in England 16001800
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Markets fairs and towns in Ireland c 16001853
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The creation and evolution of small towns in Ulster in the seventeenth and
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Kelts 16001820
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the Great Fire of Warwick 1694
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three histories of urban development in
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The cultures of eighteenthcentury Irish towns
195
Provincial culture and urban histories in England and Ireland during the long
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The significance of the villages and small towns in rural Ireland during the
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Abstracts
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Peter Borsay is a Professor of History, University of Wales; Fellow of the British Academy. Lindsay Proudfoot is a Reader in Historical Geography, Queen's University, Belfast.

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