Shanklin,Eugenia, 1939-. "Life underneath the market": herders and gombeenmen in ninteenth-century Donegal

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: "Life underneath the market": herders and gombeenmen in ninteenth-century Donegal

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Pastoralists at the periphery: herders in a capitalist world, edited by Claudia Chang and Harold A. Koster

Published By: Original publisher Pastoralists at the periphery: herders in a capitalist world, edited by Claudia Chang and Harold A. Koster Tucson, Ariz. ; London: The University of Arizona Press. 1994. 103-121, 229-251 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Eugenia Shanklin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Annual cycle (221); Pastoral activities (233); Vegetable production (244); Diet (262); Real property (423); Borrowing and lending (426);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an historical account of the demise of transhumance in nineteenth-century Donegal, and subsequent changes in diet from dairy products and oats to potatoes, Indian meal (cornmeal), and tea. The [n]gombeenman[/n], or shopkeeper-money lender, facilitated a societal change from self-sufficient herders to dependent peasants. The rise of cooperatives in the following century broke the hold [n]gombeenmen[/n] had over rural farmers.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 23

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. er06-023

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

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Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Historian-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1550-1900

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ireland--Rural conditions


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