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Author Proudfoot, L. J. (Lindsay J.)

Title Urban patronage and social authority : the management of the Duke of Devonshire's towns in Ireland, 1764-1891 / Lindsay J. Proudfoot
Published Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [1995]
©1995

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Description xiv, 398 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Historians, Landlords, and Irish Towns -- 2. Land and Society: Contexts for Urban Improvement, 1700-1850 -- 3. The Origins, Administration, and Income of the Duke of Devonshire's Irish Estate, 1764-1891 -- 4. Mismanagement and Neglect, 1764-1792 -- 5. "For Power and Profit": The Reorganization of the Urban Estate, 1792-1832 -- 6. Changing Attitudes: Estate Management and the Estate Towns, 1832-1891 -- 7. Property and Social Authority
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-387) and index
Subject Devonshire, Dukes of.
Administration of estates -- Ireland -- History.
City planning -- Ireland -- History.
Urbanization -- Ireland -- History.
LC no. 94022416
ISBN 081320819X (alk. paper)