Thanks to all who suggested texts for me! I'm sorry I put in that bit about
"not having an obvious ax to grind"--of course I know that all histories have
a political viewpoint. If someone could suggest rival texts, it might be
On Irish music--I'm married to a hammer dulcimer player who plays both harp
and fiddle tunes, so I'm always interested in hearing about music. I'm
afraid I don't know much about archaeology though!