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The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

Barry Cunliffe

26 June 2003

ISBN: 9780192804181

176 pages

In Stock

Very Short Introductions

Price: £8.99



Savage and bloodthirsty, or civilized and peaceable? The Celts have long been a subject of enormous fascination, speculation, and misunderstanding. Barry Cunliffe seeks to reveal this fascinating people for the first time, exploring subjects such as trade, migration, and the evolution of Celtic traditions, and examining such colourful characters as St Patrick, Cú Chulainn, and Boudica.

  • A thought-provoking and entertaining new look at the Celts
  • Author is an acknowledged expert in this field
  • Uses up-to-the-minute evidence
  • 'One of the most committed and gifted archaeological communicators, whose works are always a pleasure to read.' Dr Simon James, University of Leicester

About the Author(s)

Barry Cunliffe, Professor of European Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford