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

@inproceedings{Rodger2001TheTO,
  title={The Transformation of Edinburgh: Land, Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century},
  author={Richard Rodger},
  year={2001}
}
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… 

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