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The Celts: A Very Short Introduction
The Celts: A Very Short Introduction
by Barry Cunliffe

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Savage and bloodthirsty, or civilized and peaceable? The Celts have long been a subject of enormous fascination, speculation, and misunderstanding. From the ancient Romans to the present day, their real nature has been obscured by a tangled web of preconceived ideas and stereotypes. Barry Cunliffe seeks to reveal this fascinating people for the first time, using an impressive range of evidence, and exploring subjects such as trade, migration, and the evolution of Celtic traditions. Along the way, he exposes the way in which society's needs have shaped our visions of the Celts, and examines such colorful characters as St. Patrick, Cu Chulainn, and Boudica.



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Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Barry Cunliffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
EAN: 9780192804181
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 9780192804181
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 176
Publication date: 2003-08-28
Universal product code (UPC): 000192804189
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Oxford University Press






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