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Author Galt, Anthony H.

Title Town and country in Locorotondo / Anthony H. Galt
Published Fort Worth, TX : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, [1992]


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Description xiv, 124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Case studies in cultural anthropology
Case studies in cultural anthropology.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Locorotondo in Time -- 3. Peasant Lives. An Interview with Marteine. Changing Values About Work and Agriculture. Rural Landscape and Human Settlement. Small Scale Agriculture and the Year Round -- Box 3.1 - Recipe for Fava Bean Puree -- 4. Men, Women, Work and the Rural Family. The Man With the Shovel, The Woman With the Spoon. Marriage Settlements. Courtship and Engagement. Changing Expectations. Children. Old People. Neighbors. Rural Systems of Belief -- Box 4.1 - The Tale of St. Martin -- 5. Artisan Lives, Artisan Values. Social Class and Social Change in Town. A Conversation with Ciccio. Before the Great Artisan Crisis -- Box 5.1 - Tete and Tutuccio. The Artisan Crisis and its Aftermath -- 6. The Old and New Elite. A Conversation with Grazia. The Old Elite. The Rise of a New Middle Class. Changing Values and Ideas -- 7. Ordinary People, Paperwork, and Authority. A Conversation With Mario. Local Political and Administrative Institutions
Schooling and Civil Service Examinations. Personalism. The Official System and the Real System. Patron-Client Relationships. Sidestepping Official Regulations -- 8. Locorotondo in Southern Italian Perspective. How the Locorotondesi Distinguished Themselves From Other Peoples. How Locorotondesi Talk About Themselves Within Their Region. Some Observations on How Locorotondo May Be Distinguished From Other Places
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-124)
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Italy -- Locorotondo -- Case studies.
Ethnology -- Italy -- Locorotondo.
Peasants -- Italy -- Locorotondo -- Case studies.
Social classes -- Italy -- Locorotondo -- History.
Locorotondo (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 92003298
ISBN 0030733278