E. R. R. Green

Life
1870-1958 [Edward Rodney Richey]; b. Belfast; ed. Royal Belf. Acad. Inst., and TCD; history BA, 1942; post in QUB; America; St. Anthony’s College, Oxford, 1950; University of Manchester, 1954-1970; Hon. Prof. and Dir. Institute of Irish Studies, QUB, 1970; published study of the lagan valley (1949); regional study of Co. Down for Minister of Finance (1963); RIA, Irish Cultural Relations Committee of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs; and RTE Authority. DUB

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Works
The Lagan Valley, a local history of the industrial revolution (London: Faber MCMXLIX [1949], 188pp.; The Industrial Archaeology of Co. Down (Belfast [q. pub.] 1963), 99pp., maps, 33 pls.; Essays in Scotch-Irish History (London: Routledge 1969).

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Commentary
Liam Kennedy, ‘The Union of Ireland and Britain, 1801-1921’, in Colonialism, Religion and Nationalism in Ireland (IIS/QUB 1996): comments of the pioneering study on the Lagan Valley that, ‘by failing to acknowledge the Union, its centrality to Irish history had been brought into question.’ (p.62.)

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