Light shelfwear to edges, spine ends, and boards. Reprint of the original 1937 edition. No DJ. Pages tight and clean. Green boards with black text. Library discard with usual markings and attachments. Pocket removed. 216 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1959. ISBN: 0844610313. One of the great ethnographies of our time! Arensberg's subject is the countryman at work. How does he make his livelihood in the Irish countryside? What is the work he does, and what are his incentives and rewards? This classic anthropological study of Ireland is the definitive work on the distinctive Irish peasant, his rural customs, beliefs, and way of life.