Technology and the Big House in Ireland, C. 1800-C.1930

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By the beginning of the nineteenth century, over ninety-five percent of all the productive land in Ireland was in the hands of Anglo-Irish landowners. They lived in the 'big houses', some of which still exist today, resplendent within their walled estates. Many others are now only gaunt ruins silhouetted against somber Irish skies, victims of 'the troubles' in the 1920s. There is a continuing fascination with the history of the big house in Ireland. Much of this interest stems from the Anglo-Irish living in places apart, in ...

Technology and the Big House in Ireland, C. 1800-C.1930 2009, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781604976359

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