The Celts

The Celts

by Hazel Mary Martell
     
 

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Discover the customs and daily lives of these fascinating peoples in detailed see-through cutaways of a Celtic house, a stone tower, a Celtic Christian monastery, and the tombs of a noblewoman and a prince.  See more details below

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Discover the customs and daily lives of these fascinating peoples in detailed see-through cutaways of a Celtic house, a stone tower, a Celtic Christian monastery, and the tombs of a noblewoman and a prince.

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School Library Journal
Gr 5-8-Martell has assembled a fact-filled, visually attractive look at the history and customs of the Celtic people. Information is gathered in short paragraphs and arranged under subheadings and headings for easy accessibility. Daily life, crafts, houses, foods, government, and weapons are not only described, but also pictured in full-color drawings and photographs of museum objects and archaeological findings. As an added attraction, transparencies are inserted over architectural drawings that, when lifted, reveal the interiors of fortresses, homes, and burial sites. Martell's What Do We Know about the Celts? (Peter Bedrick, 1993), for a slightly younger age group, contains much of the same information and has a similar format. This new publication is better organized, richer in historical detail, and contains many more drawings, and, of course, the intriguing transparent overlays. It fulfills its purpose of providing easily acquired, visual and textual material for reports.-Shirley Wilton, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670865581
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/11/1995
Series:
See through History Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
9.74(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Hazel Mary Martell is the author of The Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World.

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