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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 looking out at their ideals, cultures and humanities in addition to their warring and enlargement.

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

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