Cattle in ancient and modern ireland.

Cattle have been the mainstay of Irish farming since the Neolithic began in Ireland almost 6000 years ago. Cattle, and especially cows, have been important in the life experiences of most Irish people, directly and/or through legends such as the Táin Bó Cuailnge (The Cattle-raid of Cooley). In thi...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: O'Connell, Michael.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:[Place of publication not identified] : Cambridge Scholars Publis, 2016.
Edition:1st unabridged.
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Summary:Cattle have been the mainstay of Irish farming since the Neolithic began in Ireland almost 6000 years ago. Cattle, and especially cows, have been important in the life experiences of most Irish people, directly and/or through legends such as the Táin Bó Cuailnge (The Cattle-raid of Cooley). In this book, diverse aspects of cattle in Ireland, from the circumstances of their first introduction to recent and ongoing developments in the management of grasslands - still the main food-source for cattle in Ireland - are explored in thirteen essays written by experts. New information is presented, and.
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9781443892001
1443892009
Access:Access limited to authorized users.