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Module LIFE IN THE IRISH COUNTRY HOUSE, 1720-1845

Module code: HY351
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Quota: 28
Department: HISTORY
International: Yes
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This module is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the social, political, economic and cultural life in the Irish Country House (‘Big House’) from the heyday of their construction to the eve of the Great Famine. It will introduce students to the historical contexts in which these houses were designed and constructed; their architectural evolution over time; the design and construction of their landscapes; the accumulation of their art collections and furnishing; their artistic representations; the working of the landed estates on which they were centred; and the leisured lifestyles of those who inhabited them.

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