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  • Hardcover
  • 144
  • Atlas of the Celtic World
  • John Haywood
  • English
  • 02 April 2020
  • 9780500051092
Atlas of the Celtic World

Atlas of the Celtic World Free download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free In a series of 54 stunning full colour maps covering 3000 years and spanning the whole of Europe this book comprehensively charts the dramatic history of the Celts from their o another book form my studyI love this oneIt has the complete history of the celts and alot of pictures and maps

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Atlas of the Celtic World Free download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rigins 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 de Well it s no easy thing to give a fair appraisal to a book that didn t do an in text citations Fair in the sense that because the author was not fair how can one justify in entirely a non biased approach to the review As it is this author used some very problematic language an example being For most of the time the Celts have played the role of noble savage to our well ordered civilization I m not sure where our well order civilization comes into it nor do I know where the idea of noble savage for Celts comes from either That language comes horrendously in to use in North America for Indigenous peoples Then again towards the end of the book the author says there is not enough research on druids to say who exactly they were as in nothing was really known about real Druidic ceremonies but only after making a fair number of claims earlier in the book He does not give credence as to why so called authority figures ie Cesar and other Greeks and Romans should be adhered to in terms of the Celts It s one thing to claim there was no real migration to Britain and Ireland and then mention the bagpipes as traditional when he said that bagpipes were found in Eastern lands I did find useful information in that the kilt is an invention by Walter Scott circa 1820s and that Thomas Rawlinson an English ironmaster came up with pleated kilt philibeg around 1727 for his employees Thus kilts are not traditional clothing of the Scotts nor were they used for anything other than decoration The other so called traditional garment the trews were in fact 18th century dress for the aristocrats And that is why is burial graves a person no kilts have been discovered To have called this book an atlas is misleading by the fact the book is only 139 pages of written disinformation with many pretty pictures and some maps It should be remembered that the legacy of the Celts does need reexamining in order to avoid the legacy to follow to white supremacists who have attempted to do a claim on Norse mythology The Celts like the Norse are not some kind of pure white race perpetuating a so called white culture The Celts were a hodgepodge of other cultures mixed together and applied to their particular environment There still remains debate about the Celts assimilating another people and cultures when they came to England Wales Scotland and Ireland The remainder of the Celts today are a mix of Anglo Saxons Norman Roman and other immigrants This should be recognised as the idea of the Celts because there is no one pat answer as to whom or what the Celts were of the past It was also a pity that the author did not mention that the potato famine in Ireland was of a result of a starvation policy as it was a blight because potatoes are not native to Europe

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Atlas of the Celtic World Free download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Als 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 cultur Well done I have always loved maps and the integral information they impart