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W E Vaughan
|Description:||xxiii, 339 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 Landlords and tenants. Part 2 evictions: numbers, fluctuations and incidence; evictions and estate management; obstacles to evictions; "So untruly and unjustly represented". Part 3 The movement and level of rents: a contemporary puzzle; the significance of rent increases; fixing rent increases; the obstacles to rent increases. Part 4 The tenant-right custom: what was tenant right?; tenant right; tenant right and prosperity; tenant right and estate management; the Land Act of 1870. Part 5 Estate management: ideas and means; arrears and the payment of rents; estate expenditure; why did landlords not spend more on improvements; landlords' indebtedness. Part 6 Agrarian outrages: "a bould intrepid gentry"; what were agrarian outrages?; threatening letters; what caused agrarian outrages?; the importance of agrarian outrages. Part 7 Resistance to landlordism: principles of aggragation; the concealment of criminals; ribbonism; why was there no mass movement against landlordism before 1879?; what caused the Land War?|
'nothing as thorough as this masterly analysis of estate management between the Famine and the Land War has appeared before' Times Literary Supplement This is a scholarly, sober treatment of
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