Housing as Quality of Life: Dublin, 1798–1821

  • Thomas E. Jordan
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


As the eighteenth century drew to a close the political atmosphere across Ireland was tense; in the later decades people had seen the American colonies achieve independence in 1776, and they had seen the mixed results from France in 1789. For many people such themes were encouraging, but for many people, those living amidst the overcrowding, sickness, and ‘the lack of hygiene, uplifting political themes did not compensate for their appalling quality of life.


Eighteenth Century Lower Class North Side Political Theme American Coloni 
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  • Thomas E. Jordan
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  1. 1.University of MissouriSt. LouisUSA

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