• Women in Mayo 1821 - 1851, A Historical Perspective

This book was submitted as part of a thesis submission to the National University of Ireland. Including references it is 144 pages in length and covers the History of Women in Co. Mayo for the period 1821 - 1851, which of course covers the terrible famine period. The book covers the following topics;


1) Housing

2) Clothing

3) Food

4) The Famine

5) Employment

6) Migration

7) Marriage

8) Unmarried Mothers

9) Widows

10) Religion

11) Crime

12) Education

13) 1851 and After


It is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in the History of Co. Mayo and the fact that the book places its emphasis on the role of women at the time, means that it provides a specific resource as to the hisorical role of women in Co. Mayo at the time.

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Women in Mayo 1821 - 1851, A Historical Perspective

  • Product Code: Maureen Langan - Egan
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Tags: 9781910388181, Women, Mayo, Historical, History, Perspective, Perspectives