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Weights and measures of the major food commodities in early nineteenth-century Ireland

Dermot Feenan

Weights and measures of the major food commodities in early nineteenth-century Ireland

a regional perspective

by Dermot Feenan

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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weights and measures -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Food -- Weights and measures -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Dermot Feenan and Liam Kennedy.
    SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v102, no.2
    ContributionsKennedy, Liam, 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [21]-45:
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19384177M

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