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You are currently browsing 1–4 of 4 new and published books in the subject of Irish Archaeology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Mysticism, Myth and Celtic Identity

    Edited by Marion Gibson, Shelley Trower, Garry Tregidga

    Mysticism, Myth and Celtic Identity explores how the mythical and mystical past informs national imaginations. Building on notions of invented tradition and myths of the nation, it looks at the power of narrative and fiction to shape identity, with particular reference to the British and Celtic...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Archaeology of Celtic Art

    By D.W. Harding

    More wide ranging, both geographically and chronologically, than any previous study, this well-illustrated book offers a new definition of Celtic art. Tempering the much-adopted art-historical approach, D.W. Harding argues for a broader definition of Celtic art and views it within a much wider...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Sheela-na-gigs

    Unravelling an Enigma

    By Barbara Freitag

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Celts

    Bronze Age to New Age

    By John Haywood

    This dramatic history traces the mysterious Celts from their dark origins, including Druids and King Arthur, right across Britain and Europe and looking at their beliefs, cultures and arts as well as their warring and expansion. The resurgence of Celtic identity in Britain and Europe has...

    Published June 30th 2004 by Routledge

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