16th century, 17th century, early modern (Temporal Keyword)

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'Frail cabins' and 'princely mansions': architecture and social hierarchy in early modern Munster (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Eve J. Campbell.

In the opening section of his Gaelic language text The history of Ireland (1632), the Munster cleric Geoffrey Keating took English writers to task for their misrepresentations of Ireland. Keating was particularly aggrieved by their conflation of the habits and material culture of the Irish nobility and the ‘inferior people’. His explicitly class conscious rebuttal of outsiders’ accounts of Ireland forms part of a broader discourse among the native Irish literati concerned with social hierarchy...