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L. J. Proudfoot, Michael J. Bannon, Patrick J. O'Connor, William Nolan, J. H. Andrews, Jim Mac Laughlin, Arnold Horner, Barry Brunt


IRISH CITIES, edited by Howard B. Clarke. Cork: Mercier Press, 1995.220pp. I R£9.99. ISBN 1-85635-127-0. Reviewed by L.J. PROUDFOOT.

SHAPING A CITY: BELFAST IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY, by Frederick W. Boal. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University. 1995. 127pp. £10.00stg. ISBN 0 85389 605 4. Reviewed by MICHAEL J. BANNON.

MORE IRISH COUNTRY TOWNS, edited by Anngret Simms and J.H. Andrews. Cork: Mercier Press, 1995. 206pp. IR£9.99. ISBN 1-85635-121-1. Reviewed by PATRICK J. O'CONNOR.

MERCHANTS AND SHOPKEEPERS: A HISTORICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF AN IRISH MARKET TOWN, 1200–1991, by P.H. Gulliver and Marilyn Silverman. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.440pp. $(Can)33.50 pb. ISBN 0-8020-7597-5. Reviewed by WILLIAM NOLAN.

THE GREAT BOG OF ARDEE, by Frank Mitchell and Breeda Tuite. Reprinted from County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal, xxiii, No.l (1993). Dundalk: County Louth Archaeological Society, 1995.95pp. IR£4.50. ISBN 0 9521456 1 8. Reviewed by J.H. ANDREWS.

THE NEAREST PLACE THAT WASN'T IRELAND: EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY LABOR MIGRATION, by Ruth-Ann M.Harris. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1994. 281pp. US$34.95. ISBN 0-8138-1422-7. Reviewed by JIM MAC LAUGHLIN.

ROCK FENCES OF THE BEUEGRASS: PERSPECTIVES ON KENTUCKY'S PAST ARCHITECTURE, ARCHAEOLOGY AND LANDSCAPE, by Carolyn Murray-Wooley and Karl Raitz. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 1992. x+220pp. US$35.00. ISBN 0-8131-1762-3. Reviewed by ARNOLD HORNER.

REGIONS IN IRELAND: A STATISTICAL PROFILE, by James A. Walsh. Dublin: Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch), 1995. 107pp. IR£10.00. ISBN 0-9511047 7 2. Reviewed by BARRY BRUNT.

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