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Some economic objections against the custom of ?fortuning? daughters, that prevails amongst the farming classes in Munster
Preston, S. P.
He who carefully studies the social condition of our agricultural population cannot fail to see many things capable of improvement, in which, if there is to be any improvement at all, it must be initiated within the social fabric?customs that ought to be honoured in the breach, not in the observance?habits and traditions that only handicap us as a people, and prejudice our chances of taking a place amongst progressive nations.
Keyword(s): Irish agriculture; Rural Ireland; Farmers' saving; Female inheritance; 314.15
Publication Date:
1879
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Citation(s): Preston, S. P. 'Some economic objections against the custom of ?fortuning? daughters, that prevails amongst the farming classes in Munster'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. VII, Part LV, 1878/1879, pp425-428
Publisher(s): Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
File Format(s): application/pdf
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