Troubled geographies a spatial history of religion and by Ian N. Gregory

By Ian N. Gregory

Ireland’s panorama is marked by means of fault traces of non secular, ethnic, and political identification that experience formed its afflicted background. Geographies maps this heritage through detailing the styles of swap in eire from sixteenth century makes an attempt to "plant" components of eire with dependable English Protestants to shield opposed to threats posed by way of indigenous Catholics, during the violence of the latter a part of the twentieth century and the increase of the "Celtic Tiger." The publication is worried with how a geography laid down within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries resulted in an amalgam in keeping with spiritual trust, ethnic/national id, and political conviction that keeps to form the geographies of recent eire. bothered Geographies indicates how adjustments in spiritual association, identification, and territoriality have impacted Irish society in this interval. It explores the reaction of society normally and faith specifically to significant cultural shocks similar to the Famine and to long-term tactics akin to urbanization.

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1834 Protestant pop. between 10 and 25% ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! 0 5 10 20 30 40 Miles ! ! that the settler populations in Ulster did not necessarily stay in the same places to which they were initially assigned. While the principal motivation may have been pecuniary in order to take advantage of the most profitable land, another impetus was related to security.

The Commission of Public Instruction, Ireland, taken in 1834, does, however provide us with data on religion for this period. 2 This chapter uses the Commission and the early censuses to explore the geographies of religion and society immediately before the Great Famine of the late 1840s. They show that Ireland had both similarities with and differences from the rest of Europe. As with other European countries, the population was starting to grow rapidly; however, in Ireland a lack of industrialization meant that rural population pressures were growing.

1834 Protestant pop. between 10 and 25% ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! 0 5 10 20 30 40 Miles ! ! that the settler populations in Ulster did not necessarily stay in the same places to which they were initially assigned. While the principal motivation may have been pecuniary in order to take advantage of the most profitable land, another impetus was related to security.

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