Irish Historic Towns Atlas No. 22: Longford

Irish Historic Towns Atlas No. 22: Longford by Sarah Gearty

ISBN10: 1904890679
ISBN13: 978-1904890676
Author: Sarah Gearty
Title: Irish Historic Towns Atlas No. 22: Longford
Publisher: Royal Irish Academy; Pck Pap/Co edition (June 25, 2010)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1356 kb
Size PDF: 1713 kb
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Subcategory: Earth Sciences

Irish Historic Towns Atlas No. 22: Longford by Sarah Gearty



Irish Historic Towns Atlas, No. 22 examines the topographical development of the town of Longford. Historical maps and old photographs are presented in color on 19 large-format sheets. Additional thematic maps and illustrations highlight particular aspects of this Irish town's history. Included is an essay on Longford and over 700 entries containing historical references to features of the town's topography, such as mills, schools, streets, and breweries. Together, the maps and text trace Longford's growth from its origins as a Gaelic market center to its development as an estate and modern county town. This oversized pack, which also includes a fully searchable CD-ROM, is part of the highly successful Irish Historic Towns Atlas series. The Irish Historic Towns Atlas project records the topographical development of a selection of Irish towns both large and small.

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