Celts and Their Games and Pastimes

Celts and Their Games and Pastimes

by Sean J. Egan
     
 
Irish sport psychologist and sportsman Egan begins with his views on the enduring question of who the Celts were, and an exploration of their psyche. Then he surveys mostly outdoor sporting games of each of the conventional five Celtic countries and of the Basque regions and Iceland. Finally he discusses children's Celtic games and Celtic dance and music. The detail

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Irish sport psychologist and sportsman Egan begins with his views on the enduring question of who the Celts were, and an exploration of their psyche. Then he surveys mostly outdoor sporting games of each of the conventional five Celtic countries and of the Basque regions and Iceland. Finally he discusses children's Celtic games and Celtic dance and music. The detail varies from game to game, but is generally very slight. About half of the amateur photographs are in color. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Irish sport psychologist and sportsman Egan begins with his views on the enduring question of who the Celts were, and an exploration of their psyche. Then he surveys mostly outdoor sporting games of each of the conventional five Celtic countries and of the Basque regions and Iceland. Finally he discusses children's Celtic games and Celtic dance and music. The detail varies from game to game, but is generally very slight. About half of the amateur photographs are in color. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780773471719
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Celtic Studies
Pages:
252

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