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Who Killed the Franks Family?: Agrarian Violence in Pre-Famine Cork

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Synopsis:

This study examines the violent world of north Cork during the Rockite disturbances of the early 1820s. Agrarian gangs attempted to regulate rural society, threatening or attacking those who ignored their decrees. Taking the killing of a Protestant family in 1823 as a case study, the author explores the tensions and pressures that led to this agrarian violence and relates how the authorities tried to bring the killers to justice and restore order in the countryside.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781846821905
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Author:
Cronin, Denis A.
Subject:
Land tenure -- Ireland -- History.
Subject:
Murder - Ireland - Cork (County) - History -
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64

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History and Social Science » Crime » True Crime
History and Social Science » Europe » Ireland » General
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"Synopsis" by , This study examines the violent world of north Cork during the Rockite disturbances of the early 1820s. Agrarian gangs attempted to regulate rural society, threatening or attacking those who ignored their decrees. Taking the killing of a Protestant family in 1823 as a case study, the author explores the tensions and pressures that led to this agrarian violence and relates how the authorities tried to bring the killers to justice and restore order in the countryside.
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