The Historical Atlas Of The Celtic World

Author: John Haywood
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ISBN: 9780500288313
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In a series of 54 stunning full-colour maps covering 3,000 years and spanning the whole of Europe, this book, newly available in paperback, comprehensively charts the dramatic history of the Celts from their origins in the Bronze Age to their present-day diaspora. Taking into account the latest research and academic controversies over the historical identity of the Celts, the Atlas deals separately with the Continental Celts (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Anatolia), the Atlantic Celts (Britain and Ireland) and the modern Celts and the current state of Celtic culture.

Historical Atlas Of The Celtic World

Author: Angus Konstam
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The remarkable Celtic culture once encompassed most of western Europe; even after centuries of invasion and conquest it flourished in remote corners of the continent. This book is a beautifully illustrated survey of Celtic society, its history and belief, from its origins to the present day. Historical Atlas of the Celtic World traces the development of Celtic religion and mythology, and describes the flowering of their unique metalwork, sculpture, and illumination. The book draws on this superb legacy and interweaves it with a scholarly examination of Celtic culture, landscape, and history, ending in the Celtic revival of the past century. Millions claim a Celtic ancestry and are fascinated by the unique culture of their predecessors. This exquisitely illustrated book provides an expertly crafted view into the Celtic past, while emphasising the relevance of Celtic culture and identity today.

The Historical Atlas Of The Celtic World

Author: IAN BARNES
Editor: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785827498
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This book provides a comprehensive history of the Celts, supported by accurate, detailed maps demonstrating the movements of the people and the major military campaigns and conflicts of the Celts, with engaging, informative text. The Celts made a significant contribution to the world's art and culture, and many European cultures continue to be influenced by their Celtic origins, with Celtic languages still spoken in parts of the British Isles, Ireland, and France. This book examines that unique legacy.

Atlas Of The Celtic World

Author: John Haywood
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ISBN: 9780500051092
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Charts the Celts from their origins in the Bronze Age to the present-day diaspora, with colour maps supported by text and illustrations.

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Civilizations

Author: John Haywood
Editor: Penguin Books
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Size: 10,42 MB
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An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Vikings

Author: John Haywood
Editor: Penguin Group USA
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Illustrates the history of the Viking age in map form and details the Vikings' activities as traders, craftsmen, explorers, settlers, terrorists, and mercenaries.

The Historical Atlas Of The British Isles

Author: Ian Barnes
Editor: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 1783408065
Size: 20,45 MB
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This atlas covers the history of the British Isles from earliest times to the present day. The first hunter-gatherers,who crossed into what would become our familiar islands by the land-bridge, and later followed by more familiar peoples the Celts,Angles, Saxons,Vikings and Normans,who together would create our islands unique history. Each contributed ideas which shaped our lands, languages and thoughts that are at the core of our identities to this day.This story is illustrated with 150 full-color maps and plans that range across many topics, such as agricultural, political and industrial revolutions. The expansion of our islands peoples across the oceans and the lasting legacy that movement left on the world and on our home islands. We show the fluctuating fortunes of the states we now identify ourselves by, from an Anglo-Scottish imperium to devolved power, independence and the often painful process by which the modern map of our islands evolved. The forces of history and religion divided the islands peoples but our DNA unites us much more that most would realize the islands have gone on to embrace new cultures that have come to seek refuge, opportunity and equality this is a peoples history.

Philip S Atlas Of The Celts

Author: Clint Twist
Editor: Philip's
ISBN: 9780540078806
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Philip's Historical Atlas of the Celts is a new addition to the highly successful Philip's Reference range. The Atlas details (in words, illustrations and maps) the history of the Celts, their expansion, decline and modern revival, their art and religion, and their impact on the Western world. It offers the most comprehensive coverage of the Celts. The Atlas of the Celts is arranged chronologically and spread-by-spread and there is a special section on Celtic culture (such as jewellery, clothing and mythology). The conclusion discusses some of the recent debates on Celtic identity. The appendices include: a detailed timeline of key dates in Celtic history, an atlas of Celtic sites and museums, a Who's Who in the Celtic world, drawings of Celtic ornaments, glossaries of Celtic terms and names, a gazetteer, and an index. The Historical Atlas of the Celts includes a foreword by Dr Barry Raftery, Professor of Celtic Studies at University College Dublin. Dr Raftery acted as principal consultant editor on the Atlas of the Celts. Additional consultation was provided by Dr Jane McIntosh of the University of Cambridge. The consultants have ensured that the Atlas of the Celts is an indispens

The New Atlas Of World History

Author: John Haywood
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ISBN: 9780691152691
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Text, maps, and illustrations present the history of the world from six million years ago to the present day.

Atlas Of The Celts

Author: Clint Twist
Editor: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552975411
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Organized chronologically, this fascinating, richly illustrated historical reference traces the history of the Celtic peoples, providing a close-up look at Celtic migration, art and religion, mythology, and lasting influence on Western culture, and includes a Who's Who of the Celtic world, an atlas of Celtic sites and museums, glossaries of terms and names, and more.