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TitleBurning the big house : the story of the Irish country house in a time of war and revolution
Author(s)Dooley, Terence
PublisherYale University Press
Contentmaps, photos, tables, text
Note(s)History of Irish country houses focusing on the period 1914-23. Generally referred to in Ireland as the Big Houses, the book presents a broad sample of these Big Houses from across the country. It explores the extent and geographical location of Big Houses burned, examining the political and social motivations for destruction.
Subject(s)country houses ; demesnes ; historic buildings ; history ; politics
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