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Birth and the Irish: A Miscellany

Birth and the Irish: A Miscellany

Following the success of Death and the Irish: a Miscellany (2016), and Marriage and the Irish: a Miscellany (2019), this third volume in the series ‘Birth, Marriage and Death among the Irish explores the experiences of birth in Ireland, and among the Irish abroad, from the seventh century to the present day. In almost seventy short articles, scholars and practitioners from a range of academic disciplines and professions including anthropology, Celtic studies, folklore, history, linguistics, literature, medicine, obstetrics, pastoral care and theology, reflect on pregnancy, birthing, and the early period after birth over almost 1,500 years.

Salvador Ryan

  • Wordwell Books
  • 9781913934613
  • 288 pages
  • €25
  • Paperback/softback
  • Ireland

Eastwood