Corpus ID: 203519457

A Choice to Engage: Selective Marginality and Dynamic Households on the 18th-19th Century Irish Coast

@inproceedings{Conway2019ACT,
  title={A Choice to Engage: Selective Marginality and Dynamic Households on the 18th-19th Century Irish Coast},
  author={Meagan K Conway},
  year={2019}
}
This research explores the nature of marginality on the peripheries of empire in 18 and 19 century rural Ireland. These shifting imperial borders, both cultural and geographic, are historically fluid spaces that have potential to impact individual decision-making, spark cultural change, and alter social dynamics under the pressures of foreign rule. This project focuses on individual rural households off the coast of western Ireland to understand the selective engagement (choices to accept or… Expand