26. Cooperative Movements and Political Change in Ireland, with Patrick Doyle

The history of rural life is a history of technology. In this interview, we explore the machinery, systems of distribution and technological innovations that transformed many Irish rural communities when they adopted the cooperative model in the late 19th century. Historian Patrick Doyle of the University of Manchester opens his account of the Irish cooperatives […]

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Seeing as we are facing into yet another economic crash, it’s a good time to think about how societies organise themselves in times of crisis. As historian Patrick Doyle explains in our current episode, there is often a turn towards cooperative forms of economic activity at times like this. This episode is presented in association […]

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