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Estate Management

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The most celebrated works on estate management did not assume that the relation between landlord and tenant was that of agricultural producer and rentier capitalist. Robert E. Brown, Duncan George ... More


Household Management

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Gentry households were large and complex institutions. Ensuring that a large house, family and employees were provided with food and other requirements was a complex business. Accordingly the process ... More


Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

W. E. Vaughan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book investigates the relations between landlords and tenants in Ireland between the great famine and the land war. Based on a remarkably wide range of primary sources, most notably collections ... More


‘The Lady at their Head’: Women and the Landed Estates

K. D. Reynolds

in Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For aristocratic women, the meanings of home and family were radically different from the middle-class ideal. There is a great contrast between the actual experiences of aristocratic women in the ... More


The Agencies and Agents of Lordship

R. R. Davies

in Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The geographical fragmentation of lordship in England distinguished it from much of the rest of the British Isles and posed managerial problems that lords met successfully — a success downplayed by ... More


Estate Management

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

This chapter argues that the construction of womanhood in this family was something quite different from the western “separate spheres“ model of a nurturing, home-based mother (whose principal job ... More


The estates and connexion of the earl of Kildare

Steven G. Ellis

in Tudor Frontiers and Noble Power: The Making of the British State

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201335
eISBN:
9780191674853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201335.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the estates and connexion of the earl of Kildare. As other English border magnates, his traditional office as governor conferred on him similar responsibilities to those of Lord ... More


Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

K. D. Reynolds

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of gender and power in Victorian Britain. It examines the contribution made by women to the public culture of the British aristocracy in the 19th century. It challenges the view that ... More


Making a difference?

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter revisits Bridgefields, exploring the changes on that estate close-up. Bridgefields in 2001 was fairly similar as a living environment to 1999, with evidence of better management, and ... More


Large housing estates in their historical context

Stephen Hall, Alan Murie, and Thomas Knorr-Siedow

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the developments that have been crucial in influencing the evolution of large housing estates in European cities. It identifies the underlying factors that contribute to the ... More


The Mountain Estate

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The number of estates in the Upper Anaunia has grown over the years and average estate size decreased as a consequence, yet the processes of expansion and contraction have been worked out over ... More


Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400—800

Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264490
eISBN:
9780191698934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264490.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Roman empire tends to be seen as a whole whereas the early middle ages tends to be seen as a collection of regional histories, roughly corresponding to the land-areas of modern nation states. As ... More


Resistance to Landlordism

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Ireland, landlords were greatly outnumbered by tenants. It was unlikely that landlords could mobilize more than 20,000 able-bodied followers to confront well over half a million tenants. Not only ... More


Apprenticeship (1835–1837)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the life and career of Margaret Fuller during the period from 1835 to 1837. Her father's death was a dark turning in Fuller's life because it converted her long-standing ... More


Society Under Scrutiny III: The Examination of Manorial and Seignorial Officials

Michael Haren

in Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The Memoriale Presbiterorum’s approach to the officials responsible for the exercise of seignorial or manorial jurisdiction or for the economic administration of estates is that of a moralist rather ... More


Cultural Confrontation

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book has examined two communities in the Upper Anaunia: German-speaking St. Felix and Romance-speaking Tret. This chapter examines the ways in which contradictory political commitments pull ... More


Matchmakers and Marriage

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Frieden begins this chapter with a pedagogic digression explaining the history of matchmaking and dowries. Frieden’s discussion of matchmaking is prompted by the fact that this chapter is devoted ... More


Reforms, Semi-Reforms, and the Silencing of Women Religious in the Tenth Century

Steven Vanderputten

in Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reviews the evidence for institutional and spiritual reform in women's communities, and makes three key observations. First, that bishops in particular relied on reform as a way of ... More


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