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The Sea Kingdoms: The History of Celtic Britain and Ireland [NOOK Book]

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‘The most powerful representation yet of the race which has repeatedly changed history as we know it’ – The Scotsman ‘Brimming with interesting facts … instructive and wide-ranging’ – Cal McCrystal, Independent on Sunday ‘The best picture of the Celtic race yet written’ – South Wales Echo ‘Lovingly traces the remnants of a once-powerful people through language, ancient place names, farms, fortresses, harbours and, most of all, through their connection to the sea’ – Irish Times Alistair Moffat’s journey, from the Scottish islands and Scotland, to
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The Sea Kingdoms: The History of Celtic Britain and Ireland

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Overview

‘The most powerful representation yet of the race which has repeatedly changed history as we know it’ – The Scotsman ‘Brimming with interesting facts … instructive and wide-ranging’ – Cal McCrystal, Independent on Sunday ‘The best picture of the Celtic race yet written’ – South Wales Echo ‘Lovingly traces the remnants of a once-powerful people through language, ancient place names, farms, fortresses, harbours and, most of all, through their connection to the sea’ – Irish Times Alistair Moffat’s journey, from the Scottish islands and Scotland, to the English coast, Wales, Cornwall and Ireland, ignores national boundaries to reveal the rich fabric of culture and history of Celtic Britain which still survives today. This is a vividly told, dramatic and enlightening account of the oral history, legends and battles of a people whose past stretches back many hundred of years. The Sea Kingdoms is a story of great tragedies, ancient myths and spectacular beauty.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857901163
  • Publisher: Birlinn, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 135,596
  • File size: 912 KB

Meet the Author

Alistair Moffat was born and raised in Kelso. He took degrees at the universities of St Andrews, Edinburgh and London and played rugby for Kelso and his universities. In 1976 he took charge of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as it grew into the largest arts festival in the world. He now lives in Selkirk.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2014

    All

    Yall need to get a life losers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2014

    Queen Coral

    Welcome to the Sea Kingdom! SeaWings only.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    To bobs bio

    Nobody has a myspace anymore... nobody has a facebook anymore besides adults. Get in this era.~ isabel :)

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    Posted February 17, 2014

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    Here

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    Posted February 16, 2014

    Becca

    Heyyooo

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    Posted February 13, 2014

    Jess

    Not much u

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2014

    Bobs bio

    LiveS IN AZ
    Had 3 gf is on msp name on msp is kdog0666

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2014

    My Bio is at jera last res with a photo of an old man.

    Ignore the last sentence of my bio xP




    ~Reenelle

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    Kevin's Bio

    Is at gazz last res (might have to scroll down a bit)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2014

    Ethan

    Bye Bree. Forever.

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    Posted June 4, 2014

    Bree to ethan

    Babe come back please

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    Posted February 2, 2014

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    Have brown curly hair blue eyes im tan im medium sized i love boy i like hip hop rap and pop anything else just ask

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    Leah's bio

    I am one of the three princesses of sea kingdom. I am 16 with brown wavy hair that goes down to my waist with blue hightlights at the ends. I have blue eyes and light skin. I can breathe underwater,shapeshift, and speak to animals. I am sweet,funny,caring and playful. But if you try to harm me,my family, or my kingdom I can be quite vicious. My sisters are Tosco and Shelby. My mother is Queen Mariah. That is all. &hearts

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    Posted February 2, 2014

    Lauren's bio

    Im 13 years old i liv in michigan hav three siblings in 7th grade short brown hair blue eyes play the trumpet and bball and soccer hav no friends and am very shy

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    Posted February 2, 2014

    Mariah's Bio

    Hello the names Mariah. I am the queen of this lovely kingdom. I have long blonde hair, bright violet eyes, light toned skin, 5'8", and several tattoos. I am shifter, a healer, and i can control nature elemnts such as water, fire, earth, etc. A tough exterior but a sweetheart at heart.

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