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The Celts

T. G. E. Powell

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'One of the best general works on the subject; clear, concise and readable' The Irish Times


Since its first publication, The Celts has been widely acclaimed as a major pioneering study. Using the evidence of history, archaeology and linguistics it portrays the rich variety of Celtic life, art and religion across the whole of barbarian Europe, from the Balkans in the east to France, Spain, Ireland and Great Britain in the west.


'The exposition of the Celts' material way of life, their art, their insttutions, their attitude towards the supernatural, is masterly'
Times Literary Supplement

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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: New Edition

Size: 24.1 x 15.9 cm

Extent: 232 pp

Illustrations: 149

Publication date: 4 July 1983

ISBN: 9780500272756

About the Author

T.G.E Powell was one of the most distinguished British archaeologists of his generation, and an outstanding scholar in the field of Celtic prehistory. He was Rankin lecturer and Head of the Department of Prehistoric Archaeology in the University of Liverpool.