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The Britons (The Peoples of Europe)

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This book provides a fascinating and unique history of the Britons from the late Iron Age to the late Middle Ages. It also discusses the revivals of interest in British culture and myth over the centuries, from Renaissance antiquarians to modern day Druids.
A fascinating and unique history of the Britons from the late Iron Age to the late Middle Ages.
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Hardcover, 331 pages
Published April 29th 2003 by Blackwell Publishers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Kathleen Guler
"The Britons" is supposed to be a deconstruction of the early inhabitants' identity in order to examine their origins and legacy. Snyder feels that scholars have not fully addressed the contributions of the Britons to their descendants and this book is meant to fill that gap. I was somewhat disappointed as he does not cover much that is new and sometimes contradicts himself. Overall it is a good overview of the subject for an intermediate student of the era, but for a scholar it does not have en ...more
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