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Land

Fergus Campbell

in The Irish Establishment 1879-1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199233229
eISBN:
9780191716232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233229.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Landlords dominated Irish society during the nineteenth century but during the period reviewed in this book their power was in serious decline. This chapter looks at the composition of the great ... More


Landlords and Tenants

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/9780198203568.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the most familiar pictures of the land war was an illustration in the Illustrated London News of January 1881, showing the burning of the duke of Leinster's lease at a land league meeting. The ... 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


From Ancient to Medieval

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0031
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The central factor that eventually transformed ancient Indian society into a medieval society was the practice of land grants. The brahmanas were granted villages free from taxes which were collected ... More


Capitalist Aristocracy

Emily Pawley

in The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693835
eISBN:
9780226693972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693972.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Chapter 1 examines the first phase of improvement in New York: a project of New York’s class of large landlords and developers. It argues that, far from longing for a lost feudalism, landlords ... More


The character of rural change

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to explore the general questions of land, landlordism and agrarian capitalism. Through a detailed examination of a single village in north Essex, Earls Colne, it asks how rural society ... More


Land of Liberty

Robert Colls

in This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760–1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 describes the gentry’s love of fox-hunting and how important it was to their self-image as riders and rulers. It opens by going out with Minna and Algernon Burnaby of The Quorn in 1909. ... More


Rural Tamil Nadu in the Liberalization Era: What Do We Learn from Village Studies?*

John Harriss and J. Jeyaranjan

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Review findings of villages conducted in Tamil Nadu over the last 20 years, the authors conclude that the state might be described as ‘post-agrarian’, in view of the declining importance of ... More


Caste and Land Distribution: Results from a Village Resurvey in Maharashtra, 1964–2007*

R. Ramakumar

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses changes in the ownership and distribution of land across caste groups in one village between 1963–4 and 2006–7. The data used for this chapter comes from a detailed resurvey of ... More


The Last Places Man Created

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Beagh is a small neighbourhood (380 acres), two miles west of the two-street town of Ardara. Here, the cultivation of potatoes had facilitated demographic expansion from the mid-eighteenth century, ... More


Devalued places

Paul Watt

in Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how pre-regeneration estates became devalued places, largely connected to neoliberalisation and austerity policies and effects. Five devaluation strands are analysed: ... More


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