Ó Tuathaigh, Gearóid. Ireland's land questions: a historical perspective

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

Title: Ireland's land questions: a historical perspective

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Rural change in Ireland, edited by John Davis

Published By: Original publisher Rural change in Ireland, edited by John Davis Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen’s University of Belfast. 1999. 16-31 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

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 Drinking establishments (275); Real property (423); Disasters (731); Humanistic studies (814); Ethnogeography (823);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This historical inquiry examines the critical scholarship surrounding the Irish land question that was considered to be at the heart of the larger political problem of nationalist disaffection, the so-called "Irish Question." How landlord-tenant relations were to be mediated was thought to be key to Irish unrest. Beginning in the 1860s, scholars recognized that the Irish might have a unique communal land system with shared rights that was different from the imposed English ideals of private property and contract law. Such scholarship had political implications and was closely tied to the nationalist movement. Later studies became more quantitative and econometric. More recent studies focus on subjective aspects giving prominence to "place making" and attachments to land.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 34

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. er06-034

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

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). 1801-1920

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

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

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