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By John Haywood

This dramatic historical past strains the mysterious Celts from their darkish origins, together with Druids and King Arthur, correct throughout Britain and Europe and searching at their ideals, cultures and humanities in addition to their warring and growth.

The resurgence of Celtic id in Britain and Europe has revitalized curiosity in Celtic historical past. even as, advancements in genetics and archaeology have resulted in it changing into an area of significant controversy. John Hayward explores the altering identification of Europe's Celtic talking peoples via background, either as they observed themselves and as others observed them. masking continental Europe, Britain and eire, and the current day Celtic international diaspora, it is a shiny and meticulously researched account.

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