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From Chiefdom to State in Early Ireland

D. Blair Gibson
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107015630 (hardback), 1107015634 (hardback)
Summary
"This book examines the development of social complexity in late prehistoric and Early Medieval Ireland"--
Contents
  • Theoretical considerations
  • The climate and geology of Clare
  • Clare's chiefdoms at the dawn of history
  • An early medieval chiefdom of northern Clare: archaeological investigations
  • Reconstructing the social order of Irish chiefdoms through settlement
  • Of settlements and boundaries: reconstructing the chiefdom of Tulach Commáin
  • The rulers of Tulach Commáin
  • The world of Brian Boroimhe
  • The world of Caithréim Thoirdhealbhaigh
  • The political topography of Late Medieval Clare
  • An overview of the social and political systems of Thomond.
Description
xxv, 323 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-318) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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