Celtic Scotland

Celtic Scotland

by Ian Armit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780272924
Publisher: Birlinn, Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2016
Edition description: New
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,184,660
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author


Ian Armit is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bradford, having previously taught at Queen’s University, Belfast. Prior to that, he was an Inspector of Ancient Monuments with Historic Scotland.

Table of Contents

List of plates and figures vii

Preface to the third edition xiii

Acknowledgements xv

A note on dating xvii

1 Celtic Scotland? 1

2 Ancestral lands 11

3 House and home 23

4 Warring Celts 49

5 'Celtic cowboys' and the myth of Caledon 73

6 Identity and power 87

7 Death and belief 101

8 The clash with Rome 127

9 Epilogue 155

Places to visit 159

Further reading 161

Glossary 167

Index 169

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