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Belfast c.1600 to c. 1900: the making of the modern city

by  Raymond GillespieStephen A. Royle
€ 10.00

Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

December 2006

Sheet map, folded

ISBN: 9781904890201

This publication includes a large map with an introductory essay folded to a handy pocket size. Over 200 historical sites have been mapped and indexed. Colour and symbols are imposed on a modern base so the reader can walk the streets of Belfast with a view to the past, map in hand. It is an ancillary publication to Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 17, Belfast, part II, 1840 to 1900 by Stephen A. Royle. 

Authors: Raymond Gillespie, Stephen A. Royle; Cartogrpahy: Sarah Gearty

Series editors: Anngret Simms, H.B. Clarke, Raymond Gillespie, Jacinta Prunty; Consultant editor: J.H. Andrews; Cartographic editor: Sarah Gearty; Editorial assistant: Angela Murphy

About the authors

Raymond Gillespie

Raymond Gillespie is an editorial board member of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, a research project of the Royal Irish Academy. He is a Professor of History at Maynooth University. His main research interest is social change in early modern Ireland. He is joint author with Stephen A. Royle of Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 12, Belfast part I, to 1840 (2003) and Belfast c. 1600 to c. 1900, the making of the modern city (2006), as well as Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 23, Carlingford (2011) with Harold O’Sullivan.

Stephen A. Royle