Adolescence in Modern Irish History

  • Catherine Cox
  • Susannah Riordan

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC)

About this book


This edited collection is the first to address the topic of adolescence in Irish history. It brings together established and emerging scholars to examine the experience of Irish young adults from the 'affective revolution' of the early nineteenth century to the emergence of the teenager in the 1960s.


Adolescence history childhood Ireland delinquency adolescence revolution Romanticism stress youth

Editors and affiliations

  • Catherine Cox
    • 1
  • Susannah Riordan
    • 1
  1. 1.University College DublinIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55295-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37491-1
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