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Education, opportunity and social change : the development of a Catholic university elite in Ireland, 1879-1922

Paseta, Senia R


This thesis explores the development of a Catholic university elite in Ireland, 1878-1922. The provision of education, especially university education, in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Ireland is the main focus of this thesis. Central to this study is an investigation of how access to higher education facilitated elevated social, political and economic status for a privileged section of the Irish Catholic community. The role of education as a carrier of ideas and as a form of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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