Belfast, the emerging city: 1850-1914

Olwen Purdue (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This explores the rich social, cultural and economic life of Belfast at the point when it was emerging as Ireland's largest city and a key player in the British industrial and commercial landscape. Drawing on the research of established and emerging scholars this provides a series of snapshots of many aspects of the city's devlopment and its people at this pivotal time in its history
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherIrish Academic Press
Number of pages304
ISBN (Print)978-0716531678
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012



  • Urban history
  • belfast
  • Irish history

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Purdue, O. (Ed.) (2012). Belfast, the emerging city: 1850-1914. Dublin: Irish Academic Press.