Science and technology in nineteenth-century Ireland

Juliana Adelman & Éadaoin Agnew editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-291-9
April 2011. 192pp; ills.


The Irish response to Darwinism
Thomas Duddy

Asserting medical identities in mid-nineteenth-century Ireland: the case of the water cure in Cork
Elizabeth Neswald

Grubbs of Dublin: telescope makers to the world
Ian Elliott

Representing the imagination: a topographical history of Dublin’s Monto from Ordnance Survey maps and related materials
Tadhg O’Keeffe & Patrick Ryan


A microscopic look at Mary Ward: gender, science and religion in nineteenth-century Ireland
Éadaoin Agnew

‘Pilf’ring from the first creation’: Dáibhí de Barra’s Parliament of weavers
Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe

Dominick McCausland and Adam’s ancestors: an Irish evangelical responds to the scientific challenge to biblical inerrancy
Patrick Maume


The Irish-Catholics-in-science debate: John Tyndall, Cardinal Cullen and the uses of science at Castleknock College in the nineteenth century
James H. Murphy

‘A pure school of science’: the Royal College of Science for Ireland and scientific education in Victorian Ireland
Clara Cullen

Practical science and religious politics: the Glasnevin botanic gardens Sunday opening controversy, 1861
Vandra Costello

The learned gentlemen are in town: the British Association meeting of 1857 in Dublin’s popular press
Sherra Murphy