19th-century Markets and Fairs as Imperial Economics

Dr. Aine Sheehan will present on “Economics of Empire: Markets and Fairs in 19th-century Ireland” on Friday 5th April at the Military History Archives, Cathal Brugha Barracks.

Dr.Sheehan makes the local global to explore connections between grassroots economics at markets and fairs, local politics and the wider imperial context, to shine new light on Ireland’s place within the British Empire of the 19th century and its everyday impact on Irish producers and consumers.

The talk and screening is free but spaces are limited and should be booked in advance on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/economics-of-empire-markets-fairs-in-19th-century-ireland-tickets-59379130578

Author: Stephen Kinsella

Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Limerick.

One thought on “19th-century Markets and Fairs as Imperial Economics”

  1. History matters .

    How remains open to interpretation.

    Keep up the good work.

    Long ways from there to here!

    We doin ok.!

    We can do ….

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