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The Irish Countryside: Landscape, History, People Desmond Gillmor

The Irish Countryside: Landscape, History, People

Desmond Gillmor

Published August 15th 1989
ISBN : 9780389208631
Hardcover
224 pages
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Generously illustrated, this book describes the Irish Landscape, its history and development. Contents: include: The shape of the land- wildlife in the countryside- the imprint of the past- folk culture and tradition- land, work and recreation- andMoreGenerously illustrated, this book describes the Irish Landscape, its history and development. Contents: include: The shape of the land- wildlife in the countryside- the imprint of the past- folk culture and tradition- land, work and recreation- and rural people and services. The books conclusion covers rural development, planning and conservation. The contributors to this publication are a group of experts who impart their knowledge in an immensely readable way for the general reader. Contents: Introduction: Desmond Gillmor- The Shape of The Land: David Drew- Wildlife in the Countryside: Roy Alexander- Imprint of the Past: Frederick Aalen- Folklife and Folk Traditions: Anne ODowd- Land, Work, and Recreation: Desmond Gilmor- Rural People and Services: Mary Cawley- Management of the Countryside: Desmond Gillmor D