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Provisions made for women and children in family settlements

Deborah Wilson

in Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In order to explore the relationship of women to the family estate, this chapter outlines provisions made for women in marriage settlements and last wills and testaments. In Ireland, as in England, ... More


‘Every Man His Own Landlord’: Building Societies and Home Ownership, c.1880–1913

Antoninus Samy

in The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

How far down the social ladder did the building societies reach in order to raise people to the status of home owners before the First World War? This chapter examines the archival records of several ... More


‘The Silent Revolution’: Building Societies and the Interwar Housing Market

Antoninus Samy

in The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

How far down the social ladder did the building societies reach in order to raise people to the status of home owners during the interwar period? This chapter uses archival data from the case studies ... More


Newspapers and News Agencies Owned by Indians in British India, c. 1880–1930

Michael Mann

in Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The chapter introduces the selection of seven English newspapers owned by Indians to be scrutinized in the book’s final two chapters. It describes the history of the newspapers, ownerships, political ... More


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