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The Industrial Resources of Ireland
Author: Robert Kane
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Sir Robert Kane: Life and Work
- D. Ó Raghallaigh, Sir Robert Kane: a pioneer in science, industry and commerce, first president of Queen's College, Cork. (Cork: University Press 1942).
- J. J. Kerr, 'Sir Robert Kane: an apostle of Irish industries'. Dublin Historical Record 5 (1943) 137146.
- T. S. Wheeler, The natural resources of Ireland: a series of discourses delivered before the Royal Dublin Society [In commemoration of the centenary of the publication by the society of Sir Robert Kane's 'The Industrial Resources of Ireland'] (Dublin: [s.n.] 1944).
- T. S. Wheeler, 'Sir Robert Kane: life and work'. Studies; an Irish quarterly review 33 (1944) 158168, 316330.
- T. S. Wheeler, 'Sir Robert Kane: first president of Q.C.C.' Cork University Rsecord 3 (1945) 2938.
- Desmond Clarke, 'Sir Robert Kane'. Administration 16 (1968) 155159.
- Enda Leaney, 'Missionaries of science: provincial lectures in nineteenth-century Ireland'. Irish Historical Studies 34:135 (2005) 266288.
Further reading: A selection
- Christian Moritz Rühlmann, Die technische Mechanik und Maschinenlehre (Dresden and Leipzig 184244; second fully updated and enlarged edition 1845).
- William Tighe, Statistical Survey of the County of Kilkenny (Dublin 1802).
- John Ramsay McCulloch, Statistical Account of the British Empire, 2 volumes (London 1837).
- Edward Wakefield, An Account of Ireland, statistical and political, 2 volumes (London 1812).
- Alexandre Moreau de Jonnès, Statistique de la Grande Bretagne et de l'lrlande (Paris 183738).
- Jelinger Cookson Symons, Arts and Artizans at Home and Abroad: with with sketches of the progress of foreign manufactures (Edinburgh 1839).
- Andrew Ure, The Philosophy of Manufactures: or, an Exposition of the scientific, moral, and commercial economy of the Factory System of Great Britain (London 1835).
- Gerard Boate, Ireland's Naturall History (London 1652. Reprinted as 'Gerard Boate's natural history of Ireland', edited, with an introduction, by Thomas E. Jordan, New York 2006).
- Richard John Griffith, First Report to the Commissioners on the Bogs of Ireland, Parliamentary Report (1810) and subsequent reports (18111812).
- James Finlay Weir Johnston, Lectures on Agricultural Chemistry and Geology, two volumes (New York 1843).
- David Low Elements of Agricultural Chemistry (1834).
The edition used in the digital edition
- The Industrial Resources of Ireland. Robert Kane First edition [417 pages] Hodges & Smith Dublin (1844)
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Created: By Robert Kane (1844)
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