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    DescriptionThe image of the Celt is one of the most emotive in the European past, evoking pictures of warriors, feasts, and gentle saints and scholars. This comprehensive and fully-illustrated book, first published in 2006, re-appraises the archaeology of the Celtic-speaking areas of Britain and Ireland from the late fourth to the twelfth century AD, a period in which the Celts were a leading cultural force in northern Europe. Drawing on recent scientific advances, the book provides a new perspective on the economy, settlement, material culture, art and technological achievements of the early medieval Celts and re-examines their interaction with the Romans and Vikings. Including a full survey of artefacts and archaeological sites, from memorial stones to monasteries, this is essential reading for any student or scholar with an interest in Celtic archaeology, history or culture.


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    Title
    The Archaeology of Celtic Britain and Ireland
    Subtitle
    c. AD 400 - 1200
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lloyd Laing
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 422
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 750 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521547406
    ISBN 10: 0521547407
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK, 1DB
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D, 3F, 3H
    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND, CHRN/MEDIVL
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDM
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 941.01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CELTIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    BIC subject category V2: 3F, 1DB
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DA140 .L32 2006
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Illustrations note
    127 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    08 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    '... useful for the student or academic needing an easy and quick answer ...' Journal of Medieval Archaeology '... a useful mine for information ...' The Innes Review
    Table of contents
    Introduction: who were the Celts?; 1. The Celtic world; 2. Settlements; 3. Farming; 4. Everyday Objects and Equipment; 5. Industry and technology; 6. Trade and communication; 7. Clothes and jewellery; 8. Art; 9. The Church; 10. South-western Britain; 11. Wales; 12. Ireland and the Isle of Man; 13. Southern Scotland and Northern England; 14. Northern Scotland; Epilogue: the end of Celtic Britain and Ireland; Further reading; Bibliography.