Irish elites in the nineteenth century

Ciaran O'Neill, editor

Hardback €49.50
Catalogue Price: €55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84682-351-0
March 2013. 280pp.

‘An impressive collection of essays by established and emerging scholars in the field of 19th century social history … There is an impressive breadth of topics including in the collection … This book will most likely prove to be essential reading for students of nineteenth-century Ireland', Scolaire Staire (July 2013).

‘The journeys taken in these essays down seldom traversed by-ways will be welcomed by historians and all those interested in Irish history', J. Anthony Gaughan, The Irish Catholic (May 2013).

‘This book deals with an often overlooked and under-researched aspect of the Irish historical narrative – the emergence of elites in Irish society … explores the fascinating story behind the emergence of elites at all levels and for many reasons throughout Irish society, Catholic and Protestant, during the 19th century … An excellent read!!!', Michael Merrigan, Ireland's Genealogical Gazette (April 2013).