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Journal TitleIrish architectural and decorative studies : the journal of the Irish Georgian Society
Article TitleSubstance over style : Castletown and the protean politics of Irish 'improvement'
AuthorLeyden, Kyle
Editor(s)O'Kane, Finola
Contentelevations, photos, plans, text
Note(s)Author argues that Castletown's undeniable and pivotal importance in the corpus of Irish not only to be found in the novelty of its appearance or 'style', but also in the role it had in displaying and promoting the axiomatic philosophical and political changes in Protestant self-fashioning and the conceptualisation of Irish 'improvement' which occurred in the first half of the 18th century.
Subject(s)architectural history ; politics ; 18th century ; country houses ; Palladian ; architectural heritage
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