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Atlas of the Celtic World

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  77 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
In a series of 54 stunning full-colour maps covering 3,000 years and spanning the whole of Europe, this book comprehensively charts the dramatic history of the Celts from their origins in the Bronze Age to their present-day diaspora. Taking into account the latest research and academic controversies over the historical identity of the Celts, the atlas deals separately with ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Thames & Hudson
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Kiwi
Dec 12, 2015 Kiwi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nf-history
I loved this book. I’m a visual person so maps and graphs help me understand and learn better, this book is exactly what I was looking for. After the general introduction on Celtic identity, the topic is organised by geographical areas (Continental Celts, Atlantic Celts, Modern Celts) and time periods.

Haywood uses simple and clear exposition; the information is comprehensive but not overwhelming. The book presents interesting facts and important dates are included (with a fantastic chronology l
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Alexander Rolfe
Dec 24, 2010 Alexander Rolfe rated it it was amazing
Finally-- A book with pictures!
Dianna
Apr 08, 2008 Dianna rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People interested in celtic history
Shelves: history
Love the maps and pictures.
Alex Telander
Jan 25, 2011 Alex Telander rated it liked it
Now if King Arthur had had the Atlas of the Celtic World, he would’ve been well remembered today. Oh sure, you can get a map or chart to just about anywhere today, but can you get one to the past? How about the early Middle Ages? How about the Celtic World, of which so little is known about? John Haywood has done just that, providing you with maps so clear and precise that you could navigate your way through the green hills of Wales today. Accompanied by an in-depth history lesson for each map, ...more
Haley Tenney
Sep 10, 2016 Haley Tenney rated it really liked it
This book is a good source of information about both early and late Celtic history as well as on the modern day implications that this history has created. The maps are quite useful for the visualization and connection of this subject to other peoples and their history.
Steve Gorka
Mar 25, 2015 Steve Gorka rated it it was amazing
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Maya
Dec 13, 2010 Maya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: celtic-history
Please check out my review at Celtic Scholar
Caro
Jun 07, 2016 Caro rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ireland
Good maps make a huge amount of information almost digestible. Interesting reminder that much today's Celtic identity was shaped in the 19th century.
Jbondandrews
Mar 13, 2011 Jbondandrews rated it it was amazing
A very informative book of the Celts. A nice array of colour photos and maps to demonstrate the movements of the Celts throughout history.
Dwer
Feb 07, 2010 Dwer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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If you like celtic lore, history and maps, try this
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