Gilligan, Jim, 1952-. Graziers and grasslands: portrait of a rural Meath community 1854-1914

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

Title: Graziers and grasslands: portrait of a rural Meath community 1854-1914

Published By: Original publisher Portland, OR: Irish Academic Press. 1998. 72 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jim Gilligan

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 Population (161); Domesticated animals (231); Real property (423); Income and demand (434); Price and value (435); Labor supply and employment (464); Wages and salaries (465); Individual enterprise (472); Household (592); Towns (632);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an historical study of post-famine agricultural change in a parish in County Meath, documenting a shift from traditional subsistence farming to commercial cattle grazing. Depopulation of the region due to the famine opened up land for ranching, which replaced farming as the primary economic activity. In the 1900s, an anti-grazing movement that tried to restore the traditional farming economy met with little success. A chapter is devoted to the successful business of one rancher, representing this new entrepreneurial class.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 19

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. er06-019

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

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). 1854-1911

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Land tenure--Ireland--Dunshaughlin--History//Dunshaughlin (Ireland)--History

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