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Irish economy and society in the 1980s

Irish economy and society in the 1980s

papers presented at twenty-first anniversary conference, 6 October 1981.


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Published by Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin .
Written in English

  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Fiscal policy -- Ireland -- Congresses.,
    • Ireland -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.,
    • Ireland -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      ContributionsEconomic and Social Research Institute.
      LC ClassificationsHC260.5 .I737 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2888754M
      LC Control Number84113654

      Irish population revisited, / L.A. Clarkson --On the accuracy of the pre-famine Irish censuses / J. Lee --The demography of the Irish Quakers, / D.E.C. Eversley --Population growth and diet, / L.M. Cullen --Indian meal and pellagra in nineteenth century Ireland / E.M. Crawford --Landlord indebtedness in Ulster in.

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