The Irish Shopkeeper and the Law of Bankruptcy 1860-1930
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|Title:||The Irish Shopkeeper and the Law of Bankruptcy 1860-1930||Authors:||Costello, Kevin||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9408||Date:||Dec-2016||Abstract:||Consumerism and shop going—products of urbanisation and of the expansion of the cash economy—surged in post-famine Ireland. This development enabled changes in consumption patterns. A greater number of Irish people had access to the pleasures of tea, sugar, mass-produced beer and fashionable factory-produced clothes. Villages and towns were brightened by a doubling in the number of shops. An incident of the rise of shops was, of course, a rise in the number of shopkeepers. By the mid-nineteenth century the number of persons whose occupation was described as shopkeeper had increased from 61 per 10,000 to 132 per 10,000 in the population; between 1881 and 1901 there was a 25 per cent increase in the number of shopkeepers trading in Ireland||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Thomson Reuters||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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