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Author Patterson, Nerys Thomas
Title Cattle-lords and clansmen : the social structure of early Ireland / Nerys Thomas Patterson
Imprint Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press, c1994
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN585.I7 P38 1994    AVAILABLE    30520020464708
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xv, 425 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Cover title: Cattle lords & clansmen
Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-411) and index
Reconstructing early Irish Society : sources and scholarship -- The development of early Irish law and society -- The material context of social relations -- The spatial organization of society -- The seasonal rhythms of social life -- The political economy : clientship -- Rank -- Close kin and neighbors : Gelfhine and Comaithches -- The forms of Irish kinship -- The corporate fine : control of economic action -- Marriage, sexual relations, and the affiliation of children -- Kinship and the proto-state
Subject Social structure -- Ireland -- History
Kinship -- Ireland -- History
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- To 1500
Civilization, Medieval
Civilization, Celtic
Alt Title Cattle lords & clansmen
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