The Transformation of Edinburgh: Land, Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century

The Transformation of Edinburgh: Land, Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century

by Richard Rodger
     
 

This is a study of the physical transformation of Edinburgh in the nineteenth century.See more details below

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This is a study of the physical transformation of Edinburgh in the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521780247
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2001
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Urban Frameworks: 1. Introduction; 2. Institutional power and landownership: the nineteenth-century inheritance; 3. Victorian feudalism; 4. Building capital: Trusts, loans and the kirk; 5. The building industry and instability; Part II. Building Enterprise and Housing Management: 6. The search for stability; 7. Industrial suburb: developing Dalry; 8. The genesis of a property owning democracy?; 9. Landlord and tenant; 10. Post-script: 'Firmiter et Durabile': the construction of legitimacy; Part III. Complementary Visions of Society: 11. Co-operation and mutuality: 'the colonies' and the Edinburgh Co-operative Building Company; 12. Civic consciousness, social consciences and the built environment; 13. Adornment, ego and image: the decoration of the tenement; 14. Conclusion: Re-inventing the city.

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