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Modern Dublin [electronic resource] : urban change and the Irish past,1957-1973 / Erika Hanna.

Author/Creator:
Hanna, Erika.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs
Oxford Historical Monographs
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Subjects:
Dublin (Ireland) -- History.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-.
Urban policy -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume provides a new history of the capital of Ireland during the 1960s, examining how an aging 18th-century city was rapidly transformed by speculative office construction and suburban development, and exploring how this impacted on the lives of the city's ordinary inhabitants.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Maps; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Modern Dublin and the Irish Past; 1. Planning and the Eighteenth-Century City, 1955-75; 2. Georgian Dublin and Modern Architecture, 1950-65; 3. Kildare Place and the Irish Georgian Society, 1957-8; 4. Modernization and Preservation, 1958-65; 5. Housing, Community, and Preservation, 1963-70; 6. Material Culture and Social Politics, 1964-73; 7. Office Politics, 1965-70; Conclusion: The Invention of Georgian Dublin; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 21, 2013).
ISBN:
1-299-74640-3
0-19-150162-X
OCLC:
854758565